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Electric Sports Car: Lotus, Britishvolt Collaborating to Release EV Sports Car by 2026

Battery supplier Britishvolt and sports car manufacturer Lotus completed their Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that aims to develop “a new battery cell package” that will power future electric sports cars. This project was teased alongside a rough sketch of an incoming car codenamed Type 135.

Lotus Cars is a UK-based automotive company that manufactures sports cars and racing cars. Note that this Geely-owned company is also a seven-time winner in the Formula One World Championship series. Taking all of this into consideration, some fans anticipate its next big project with Britishvolt.

Lotus and Britishvolt Partnership

According to Just Auto, Lotus Cars Managing Director Matt Windle announced “Lotus is delighted to be collaborating with Britishvolt to develop new battery cell technology to showcase the thrilling performance that a Lotus EV sports car can deliver.”

The director further elaborated that this partnership is the “first exciting steps on the journey towards

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Worldwide Automotive Seatbelt Pretensioner Industry to 2026 – Increasing Demand for Sports Utility Vehicles Driving the Market – ResearchAndMarkets.com

The “Automotive Seatbelt Pretensioner Market – Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2021 – 2026)” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering.

The automotive seatbelt pretensioner market is valued at USD 3.07 Billion in 2020 and is expected to reach USD 6.17 Billion by 2026 registering a CAGR of over 8% during the forecast period, 2021-2026.

Companies Mentioned

  • ZF Friedrichshafen AG
  • Autoliv Inc.
  • DENSO Corporation
  • Joyson Safety Systems
  • Itw Safety
  • Continental AG
  • Hyundai Motor Company
  • Special Devices Inc.
  • Iron Force Industrial Co. Ltd
  • Tokai Rika Co. Ltd
  • Delphi Technologies

Key Market Trends

Increasing Demand for Sports Utility Vehicles driving the Market

The demand for seatbelt pretensioners has been increasing at a rapid pace all over the world, especially in the emerging markets. The automotive safety systems are generally fitted to the sports utility vehicles, based on government regulations and the growth of public awareness.

The market for sports utility vehicles

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The Day – Porsche Cayman GTS sings sweet music for the sports car purist

In this age of rapid technological change, we crave analog experiences. We enjoy unplugged instrumental music. Or cozying up with a page-turning novel rather than a digital Kindle. In the auto world, the normally aspirated, rear-wheel-drive manual sports car is the purist’s choice. MX-5 Miata, Mustang GT, Subaru BRZ.

The summit of the art form is the Porsche Cayman GTS.

With its howling 394-horsepower flat-6 engine amidships, six-speed manual shifter and tight chassis, it is the Stradivarius of pure automotive instruments. On the writhing roads west of Hell, Mich., the Cayman proved why you have to take this thoroughbred out of the city to fully realize its potential.

Hadley Road swells and dips like a roller-coaster with blind turns and long straightaways. The Cayman GTS stuck to every undulation like a fly to flypaper. Its steering is telepathic, hitting my marks — the front and rear ends a symphony of

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