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Mazda Innovation in Sports Car Concepts

  The "Vision Study Model"                                                  Source:  Mazda Could This Be the Future Miata EV? Mazda has unveiled a big surprise:  a new sports car concept that is intriguing automotive enthusiasts.  It is called the "Vision Study Model".  It's a beautiful coupe that is sleek, smooth and very aerodynamic.  It sports dramatic, big fenders, butterfly doors and dimensions that are similar to the iconic Miata sports car. Many automotive experts are wondering: Is this the future Miata EV?. It could be!  The vehicle was a big surprise at its unveiling at Mazda's announcement of its future electrification plans, which are very significant.  Mazda is investing $11billion into electrification through 2030. Mazda wants its sales ratio to be 40% EV by 2030. Expectations Automotive experts expect an all-electric Mazda Miata-like sports car to be produced by the late 2020's. They believe that Mazda will first roll out a hybrid version. 

Electric Racing Car From Lotus Next G Tech

  Lotus E-R9 Source:  Lotus E-R9 Cutting Edge Electric Driving Technologies UK based Lotus is designing an electric endurance race car concept that will go into action in 2030.  The electric vehicle is called the E-R9.  It is futuristic and very edgy.  The racer is sleek, shaped like a delta wing and is fully electric.  Its body panels can morph in response to aerodynamic conditions.  The panels can change shape and angle.  The driver can trigger the morphing or input from the vehicle's performance sensors can trigger the change.  The morphing helps to reduce drag on straightaways and produces downforce to help navigate corners on the racetrack.  This concept vehicle is not just about racing.  It is a platform to showcase Lotus engineering's advanced capabilities in aerodynamics and electric powertrains. Next G Technologies The vehicle's powertrain has an electric motor powering each wheel.  And Lotus says it has a "mixed cell chemistry battery" designed to delive