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Lotus Engineering
23 September 2010

Q & A with Phil Barker, Chief Engineer - Hybrid & Electric Vehicles, Product Development, Lotus Engi


Q: What are the big issues for the Future of Energy at the moment?

A: From an automotive standpoint, the biggest issues are to make hybrid and electric vehicles cost effective and durable to the same quality standards as conventional vehicles today.

Q: How do you think we can make a difference?

A: We can make a difference by careful development and implementation of new technologies with the viewpoint of reducing our consumption and dependence on fossil fuels.

Q: Why are you attending EFEF?

A: We see EFEF as a major event that brings together all the stakeholders in low carbon vehicles including R&D, OEMs and political representation. It is an opportunity for Lotus Engineering to continue to present its views on technology development and what the future may hold for transportation.

Hear Phil Barker speak at the European Future Energy Forum on 20 October - www.EuropeanFutureEnergyForum.com/programme