Lotus Terminates European Dealer Network

Lotus boss Dany Bahar has written to the sports car maker's entire dealer network to tell them that their current contracts will terminate in July 2012.

The massive shake-up of the European Lotus dealer network is part of Lotus's plans to overhaul the entire company within the next five years.

According to Autocar, Lotus's current contract with its dealers requires a two-year notice period for the termination of contracts.

Existing dealers and franchise holders will be able to apply for a new contract, but Lotus won't yet reveal exactly what it plans to do with its European sales network.

Lotus will also reveal its new product plans - though not necessarily its sales network strategy - at the Paris motor show in September.

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  • ReVolt 08 Jul 2010

    That's a bit of a shock!?

  • bertie 08 Jul 2010

    Oh no!

    Lotus signs suicide pact!

  • dberkmen 08 Jul 2010

    That'll be a sigh of relief for most of them... wink

  • [AJ] 08 Jul 2010

    Don't worry, before we know it, the Exige and 211 will be but a distant memory and we'll all be used to seeing these with lotus badges on:


  • SAndals 08 Jul 2010

    Wait a minute - when did she become Lotus boss?

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