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Jim Clark -Tribute To A Champion by Eric Dymock (Haynes Publishing, hardback, pounds 24.99)

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ICS backs founder threatened with ban

Peter Hall, chairman of Industrial Control Services, yesterday won the backing of his company against official moves to disqualify him as a director.

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The Malaysian car maker Proton yesterday completed the acquisition of Lotus and pledged to double production of the Elise sportscar at the company's Hethel plant in Norfolk.

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Lotus, the Norfolk-based sports car and engineering group, will today announce that it is selling a stake in the business to the Malaysian millionaire who controls the Proton car company.

Lotus in talks with Proton over link-up

Lotus Cars, the troubled British sports car and consulting firm, said yesterday that it was in talks with a Malaysian car maker over a "technical collaboration".

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