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DANY

BY: Bix

Lotus Esprit On Hold, Brand In Jeopardy

BAHAR!!!

As you may have heard, Lotus CEO Dany Bahar was canned back in June for either gross incompetence or embezzlement, depending on who you ask. But as it turns out, Bahar's egotistical pie-in-the-sky vision may have been one of the main forces keeping Lotus moving forwards.
October 08, 2012 at 05:06 PM
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BY: Bix

Lotus Tells Dany Bahar: You're Outta Here!

The reason? "Because you embezzled, Dany."

Lotus Cars has canned their controversial CEO, Dany Bahar, after an investigation into his conduct initiated at the request of the car maker's parent holding company. Translation: Bahar was an egotist whose mouth was writing checks his company couldn't cash.
June 08, 2012 at 05:21 PM
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BY: Bix

Lotus May Be For Sale Soon—Here's How We'd Save It

A hypothetical exercise in sports car company ownership.

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January 04, 2012 at 03:57 PM
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BY: Bix

Lotus CEO to Ferrari, McLaren: Your Cars Suck

Claims new Esprit will be more "authentic" than its competitors.

Lotus's full lineup of Ferrari-matching sports cars previewed at last year's Paris Motor Show may seem about as production-ready as the U.S.S. Enterprise's warp drive, but that isn't keeping CEO Dany Bahar from talking smack about some of his principle competitors. Let the beef begin!
June 20, 2011 at 12:54 PM
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BY: Bix

Lotus Is Looking For A Sugar Daddy

CEO thinks alliance with wealthy car company is only way to survive.

Attention, major shareholders in the world's global automakers: are you looking to pick up a small sports car company with big dreams? Willing to sink a few hundred million dollars into development of several new exotics? Then Lotus CEO Dany Bahar would like to speak with you.
June 01, 2011 at 04:24 PM
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