Lotus – LEVA

Lightweight Electric Vehicle Architecture

Project Highlights 

  • Development of new lightweight structures for net-zero emission vehicles 
  • Incorporates cutting-edge UK engineering to pioneer new BEV chassis and powertrain concepts 
  • Collaborating with supply chain partner Sarginsons to develop state-of-the-art digital twin 
  • Incorporating high-performance aluminium alloys developed by BCAST at Brunel University. 
  • Total project value of £2m, with £1m funded by the APC 

 Project Consortium 

  • Group Lotus Ltd 
  • Brunel University London 
  • Sarginsons Industries Ltd 

New lightweight structures for next generation net-zero vehicles

Project LEVA is targeting the acceleration of and innovation behind new lightweight structures for next-generation net-zero emissions vehicles.. Pioneering cutting edge UK based engineering and manufacturing expertise to create products which can be applied to BEV’s from ‘everyday’ sports cars up to sports crossovers.

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