Altran Joins Lotus F1® Team

Altran is delighted to announce that it has been appointed Technical Partner of the Lotus F1 Team. Under the terms of the partnership, Altran UK will provide the Lotus F1 Team with specialist engineering services for the remainder of the 2013 season. Services will be delivered by a team of Altran UK engineers who will be based on site at the home of Lotus F1 Team at the Whiteways Technical Centre in Enstone, Oxfordshire. Altran has a distinguished F1 track record in Formula 1, having previously been a technological partner of the Renault F1 Team for a decade.

Mike Simms, CEO of Altran UK, declared: “Altran is extremely proud to be partnering the Lotus F1 Team, a Formula One outfit with an amazing heritage and development prospects. This is a partnership built on a shared commitment to engineering excellence, a passion for ground-breaking technological innovation and a desire to win. It is a privilege to be working alongside a Formula 1 Team that based its success on nurturing new talents and creative engineering and management. Altran will bring a wealth of expertise to the Lotus F1 Team, enabling its engineers to explore new approaches and solutions to key engineering challenges and translate them into on-track performance.”

Patrick Louis, CEO of Lotus F1 Team, said: “We are pleased to welcome again Altran into the family of our Technical Partners. Historically, the contribution of their support has had a tremendous impact on the team’s performance, while their desire to discover and nurture engineering talent fits perfectly with our philosophy. We look forward to re-joining forces in what I am confident will be a mutually rewarding journey.”

About Altran

As global leader in innovation and high‐tech engineering consulting, Altran accompanies its clients in the creation and development of their new products and services. Altran’s Innovation Makers[1] have been providing services for thirty years to key players in the Aerospace, Automotive, Energy, Railways, Finance, Healthcare and Telecoms sectors. Covering every stage of project development from strategic planning to manufacturing, Altran’s offers capitalise on the Group’s technological know-how in four key areas: Lifecycle Experience, Mechanical Engineering, Intelligent Systems and IT Systems.