Norfolk-based car maker Lotus has announced that Jean-Marc Gales, its Chief Executive Officer, is standing down.
He's being replaced by Feng Qingfeng from the car firm's parent company Geely Auto Group.
Jean-Marc Gales, who the company says is leaving "for personal reasons", will become Chief Strategic Advisor to the Lotus Chairman, Daniel Donghui LI.
Geely acquired a majority holding in Lotus, which is based at Hethel near Norwich, last year. The company also owns Volvo Cars, Proton and the London Electric Vehicle Company.
The Lotus Evora features in the new film The Host - based on a book by Twilight Saga author Stephanie Myer. Olivia Paterson reports.
The Norfolk-based car maker Lotus is no stranger to the big screen. Its cars featured in many a blockbuster of yesteryear, including Pretty Woman, Basic Instinct and of course James Bond.
Lotus has won a starring role in new movie The Host.
The film features the chrome-wrapped Lotus Evora, a car which in real life can do 0 to 60mph in under five seconds.
Perhaps unusually these days Lotus are providing the cars for free rather than paying a product placement fee
Norfolk motor maker Lotus has landed a starring role in a new movie by the brains behind the Twilight saga.
One of their car's is making its next Hollywood appearance in new film The Host. It is the next trilogy from 'Twilight Saga' author Stephanie Myer, and is due out on Friday.
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The Malaysian owners of the Norfolk sports car makers Lotus have put off a decision to appoint consultants to sell the business. The new owners of Lotus were reported to have appointed KPMG to decide how much the company was worth. News of the postponement was welcomed by local MP Richard Bacon.
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A Lotus spokesman said: "The simple fact is - and we haven’t denied this - Lotus is going through a very difficult phase at the moment but we are showing true fighting spirit every day in trying to keep this vision alive."