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Battery manufacturer recruits previous Lotus engineering director Richard Moore to oversee strategy

West Midlands Gigafactory has hired former Lotus executive director of engineering Richard Moore to lead its global strategy.

Moore’s CV includes a key role in the development of the upcoming Lotus Evija electric supercar.

Prior to his time at Lotus, he was the chief engineer of Jaguar Land Rover's electrification division – a role that included the development of the Jaguar I-Pace’s powertrain.

“I hope to be able to use my full experience to bring the project to fruition, with strategic advice and assistance in the ongoing discussions with the global battery industry,” said Moore.

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