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Iconic British car manufacturer Lotus has announced that it is to create more than 100 new jobs, including a new intake to its revamped graduate programme.

The firm will recruit 45 specialist engineers and 40 manufacturing operatives, along with 18 graduates.

Lotus’ recruitment drive follows a £100 million investment by owners DRB-HICOM, enabling the company to strengthen its engineering, productivity, efficiency and quality.

Lotus has created the new positions in response to increased global demand for its sports cars and an anticipated rise in interest in its engineering consultancy services.  The firm is also focusing on growing into new global markets as currently around 90% of all Lotus vehicles are exported.

Lotus, which recently unveiled its latest model, the Exige S Roadster, employs more than 1,100 staff across the UK with its headquarters based in Hethel, Norfolk.

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