“As the program entered its latter phases pre the Covid lockdown, Lotus elected to provide the undertaking in dwelling owing to shipping issues from Williams Sophisticated Engineering. Lotus will complete and improve the program in dwelling as referred to in earlier statements about our new Sophisticated Technical Centre in Warwickshire and the revised Evija generation timetable. The end outcome will be a better solution as we introduce not only the most impressive generation automobile in the globe, but also the world’s best electric powered automobile for the motorists.”

Williams, on the other hand, tells a diverse story, suggesting the termination was far from amicable. The company statements Lotus’ conclusion was “wrongful and with no any legal basis, manufactured for Lotus/Geely’s unrelated commercial explanations” and that allegations from Lotus that it breached the conditions of the agreement are “wrong and contrived.”