Geneva Motor Show - As car industry leaders gathered in Geneva this week to fret about how to cram more software and electronics into their vehicles, one man stood out.
Lotus boss Jean-Marc Gales is not preoccupied by the future of self-driving cars, since his customers have no intention of giving up the steering wheel - and because the loss-making British sports car maker's survival is a more imminent concern.
While defiantly analogue models such as its newly upgraded Evora flagship may eventually get more digital controls, the priority is a return to Lotus's lean essentials - which means removing unnecessary gadgets.
“We had an electronically opening glove compartment, which in a sports car is worse than useless,” he said at the Palexpo Centre, barely 10 months after joining Lotus as chief executive.
“I don't know who put that in, but I took it out.”