Mazda continues supporting algae biofuels research

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Mazda continues to be involved in joint research projects and studies as part of an ongoing industry-academia-government collaboration to promote the wide-spread adoption of biofuels from microalgae growth. kWh lithium-ion battery that allows for rapid charging up to 50KW.

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Mazda unveils its first mass-production EV, the Mazda MX-30

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Mazda Motor Corporation unveiled its first mass-production electric vehicle—the Mazda MX-30—at the 2019 Tokyo Motor Show. The model adopts Mazda’s new e–Skyactiv system (motor, battery pack, inverter, and DC-DC converter), with a 35.5 kWh Li-ion battery pack.

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Production begins on Mazda MX-30 electric SUV

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A car with a battery, not a battery with wheels, that’s how Mazda has summed up it all-new MX-30 EV

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Mazda to reveal first EV in October, at Tokyo auto show

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Mazda has confirmed that it will reveal its first “mass-production battery electric vehicle” at the Tokyo Motor Show on October 23. Mazda is offers no further.

2019 84

Mazda electric car, Mercedes’ carbon-neutral batteries, the cheapest EV: Today’s Car News

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Daimler is shopping around for its battery cells but being very particular about what goes into them. Mazda is readying its first electric car for multiple markets. Mazda has announced that it will reveal its first mass-produced electric vehicle this.

2019 62

Mazda to develop BEV and EREV with rotary engine range extender

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Mazda Motor Corporation announced electrification and connectivity strategies, based on Mazda’s long-term vision for technology development, “Sustainable Zoom-Zoom 2030.”. Mazda said that overall, it will deploy compact, lightweight electrification technologies while further refining the internal combustion engine. Mazda will deploy some form of electrification in all production vehicles by 2030. Electric (Battery) Engines

2018 78

Mazda introduces 3rd-generation Mazda3

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Mazda unveiled the redesigned 2014 Mazda3 (known as the Axela in Japan) in a series of launch events world-wide. The new Mazda3 is the third new-generation model to embody Mazda’s new KODO Design and SKYACTIV Technology, after the CX-5 and new Mazda6. 2014 Mazda3. Click to enlarge.

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Mazda, ELIIY Power and Ube Industries jointly to develop 12V Li-ion starter batteries

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Mazda Motor Corporation, ELIIY Power Co., have agreed jointly to develop lithium-ion batteries for use in automobiles. The three companies will work together to develop durable, heat- and impact-resistant 12-Volt lithium-ion batteries as a viable replacement for lead-acid starter batteries in motor vehicles by 2021. With this new project, Mazda, ELIIY Power and Ube Industries will combine their technical strengths to overcome such issues. Batteries

2018 65

Mazda showcases CNG and hybrid Axela models in Tokyo; Mazda’s approach to environmental performance

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At the Tokyo Motor Show, Mazda is showcasing the recently-released Mazda Axela (known as Mazda3 overseas) with a variety of engine types at the 2013 Tokyo Motor Show, including a CNG concept and hybrid variants. SKYACTIV-HYBRID, the Mazda hybrid system. Mazda hybrid system.

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If Toyota and Mazda make electric cars together, where's Subaru?

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At the end of September, Toyota and Mazda announced they would form a joint venture with parts maker Denso to design, test, and build components for a shared electric-car platform. Earlier interviews with Mazda indicate that the small Japanese maker will create its first all-electric model for volume production by putting a unique body on top of. all-wheel drive Plug-In Hybrids Future Cars AWD plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

2017 62

Mazda to offer electric car in 2019, maybe with range extender?

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Mazda may become the next automaker to commit to building an electric car, possibly one with a range-extending gasoline engine. That's the gist of numerous of conversations between journalists and Mazda executives at the recent Los Angeles Auto Show. Company officials said Mazda plans to launch an electric car in 2019, dangling hints that it may. Future Cars plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) compliance car Range Extending

2016 80

Mazda MX-30: Electric SUV revealed at Tokyo Motor Show

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A car with a battery, not a battery with wheels, that’s how Mazda summed up it all-new MX-30 EV

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Want a great car with a battery, not a great battery on wheels? Maybe the Mazda MX-30 is for you

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Mazda has unveiled its new battery electric MX-30 model with the assertion this is a “car with a battery, not a battery on wheels

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Mazda's electric car gets patents for rotary range-extender engine

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Recent patent filings suggest Mazda’s next Wankel engine will equip a battery-powered car, not a rear-wheel drive heir to emblematic sports coupes like its RX-7 and RX-8. Mazda has invested more time and money into the rotary engine than any other automaker, so executives are reluctant to let it fade away into history.

2017 63

Tesla Battery Upgrade, Mazda Diesel Hybrid, Chevy Volt Fleet Use: Today's Car News

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We start today with an unusual proposition: newly redesigned battery packs for used Tesla Roadster electric cars. We''ve also got stories on Mazda''s upcoming (Japan-only) diesel hybrid, and why Chevrolet Volts aren''t very efficient in fleet use. Elon Musk hints at a replacement battery pack for the Tesla All this and more on Green Car Reports.

2014 74

Toyota and Mazda enter business and capital alliance; $1.6B plant in US, joint development for electric, connected vehicle tech

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Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) and Mazda Motor Corporation (Mazda) signed an agreement to enter a business and capital alliance, with the aim of further strengthening their partnership. In addition, together with the aim of advancing and strengthening their long-term collaboration, Toyota and Mazda agreed to a capital alliance arrangement that preserves independence and equality for both companies. Currently, Mazda is supplying a compact sedan to Toyota in North America.

2017 78

Mazda, Denso, and Toyota jointly to develop EV structural technologies; new company as joint development center

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Mazda Motor Corporation, Denso Corporation, and Toyota Motor Corporation will jointly develop basic structural technologies for electric vehicles. Electric (Battery) Vehicle Systems

2017 78

Mazda all but confirms rotary range extender engine for electric car

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How Mazda plans to integrate plug-in hybrid and battery-electric vehicles into its range of increasingly efficient gasoline and diesel models is a topic that interests parts of the global auto industry. Future Cars Rotary plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Wankel rotary engine REx range extender engine Range Extending BMW i3 REx

2017 63

Mazda rotary engine may find new life in self-driving Toyota e-Palette project

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Mazda's famed rotary engine may spin once again. The vehicle, a battery-electric and self-driving prototype, previews one. Rotary CES plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Range-Extended Electric Vehicle Consumer Electronics Show Range ExtendingThe automaker confirmed the development of a range-extending rotary engine with Toyota for use in a shared future project. Toyota revealed the e-Palette concept on Monday at the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

Armored Plug-In Hybrid, Mazda Miata, Tesla Battery Life: The Week In Reverse (Video)

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What's our new champion for the greenest sports car you can likely afford? And, who's built a plug-in hybrid with armor plating--and why? This is our video look back at the Week In Reverse--right here at Green Car Reports--for the week ending on Friday, July 31, 2015.

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Mazda agrees leasing deal for Demio EV in Japan

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Mazda has announced plans to lease approximately 100 of its Demio EVs to local governments and corporate customers in the Chugoku region of Japan. The Mazda Demio, known as the Mazda2 in the UK, has been converted to run using a lithium-ion battery and Mazda’s own [.]. Mazda Demio EVThe agreement is expected to start in October 2012.

Mazda To Convert Three Mazda 2's to Battery Power

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Mazda is one of only a handful of companies who remain uncommitted to electric vehicles. Now, even Mazda has entered into the EV Up until now, the company has shown little interest in anything with alternative propulsion. Over the past year, they have dismissed a possible hybrid model, then confirmed a hybrid model, discredited EVs and so on.

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Mazda Delivers Premacy Hydrogen RE Hybrid to Yamaguchi Prefectural Government

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Mazda Motor Corporation delivered one Mazda Premacy Hydrogen RE Hybrid vehicle ( earlier post ) to the Yamaguchi prefectural government in western Japan. Mazda’s Premacy Hydrogen RE Hybrid features a unique hybrid system and a hydrogen rotary engine (RE) that burns hydrogen as a fuel.

2009 88

Mazda to begin deployment of i-ELOOP ultracapacitor-based regenerative braking system for passenger vehicles in 2012

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Mazda’s ‘i-ELOOP’ regenerative braking system. Mazda Motor Corporation has developed the first production passenger vehicle regenerative braking system that uses an ultracapacitor. The system, which Mazda calls ‘i-ELOOP’, will begin to appear in Mazda’s vehicles in 2012.

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Mazda to lease approx. 100 units of Demio EV (Mazda2) in Japan from October; coil-switching system in motor

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Mazda Motor Corporation will begin leasing the Demio EV in October 2012. The Demio EV is an independently developed electric vehicle based on the Mazda Demio (known outside of Japan as Mazda2). rotational speeds, Mazda says. Additionally, the battery pack. Battery.

2012 109

Tesla Gigafactory, 2016 Mazda Miata, Ford Hybrid Sales: Today's Car News

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After a months-long competition between five states, Tesla Motors picks Nevada for its first battery gigafactory, and the 2016 Mazda MX-5 is unveiled after an equally-long period of rumors and speculation. Today is a day of reckoning. Meanwhile, Ford hybrid sales remain strong despite multiple mileage reductions. All this and more on Green Car

Mazda Begins Commercial Leasing of Hybrid Rotary Hydrogen Vehicle

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Transparent view of Mazda Premacy Hydrogen RE Hybrid. Battery pack and hydrogen tank are at the rear. The Premacy Hydrogen RE Hybrid features a series-hybrid drivetrain, which combines Mazda’s hydrogen rotary engine with an electric motor.

2009 85

Taking Tesla private, Autopilot testing, Mazda CX-5 diesel, Nissan Leaf batteries: The Week in Reverse

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Which company got a new diesel approved for U.S. What new feature did the IIHS test? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car Reports—for the week ending Aug. 10, 2018. Friday, we reported on the IIHS tests of self-driving systems, including two versions of Autopilot in two different Teslas. It found. Elon Musk

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Mazdas new SKYACTIV gasoline and diesel engines are steps on the road to its Ideal Engine; focus on compression ratio

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From a powertrain frame of reference, Mazda is planning a building block strategy—i.e., Beyond that, Mazda has also been busy working to reduce internal engine friction as well as engine weight. Mazda said it is weighing bringing the diesel to North America as well.

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Toyota electric-car tech to come from venture with Mazda, Denso

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Over the last two years, the company—by far the industry's strongest proponent of hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles—has concluded it must field a battery-electric vehicle to stay competitive. Future Cars Partnership plug-in cars Platform Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) CollaborationVery little is known for sure about the long-range electric car Toyota will launch around 2020.

2017 57

Toyota and Mazda Agree to Hybrid System Technology License; Mazda to Apply in SKY Engine-Based Hybrid for 2013

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Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) and Mazda Motor Corporation (Mazda) have reached an agreement on the supply by Toyota under license to Mazda of the hybrid system technology used in the Toyota Prius. Leveraging this agreement, Mazda plans to combine the hybrid system with its next-generation SKY direct-injection gasoline engine that is currently under development ( earlier post ) and intended for launch in 2011, and to develop and to manufacture a hybrid vehicle in Japan.

2010 68

Mazda Demios To Be Base Architecture for Electric Vehicle Test Project

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Mazda Demio. Mazda Motor Corporation will provide three Mazda Demios (Mazda2s) for conversion to EVs for a project in collaboration with Itochu Corporation and other companies in conjunction with Tsukuba City to test a low-carbon transport system which uses clean energy.

2009 104

2016 Smart ForTwo Details, 2016 Mazda 2 Revealed, BMW i3 REx Sales: Today's Car News

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Today on Green Car Reports: Everything you need to know about the 2016 Smart ForTwo, first details on the 2016 Mazda 2, and a breakdown of 2014 BMW i3 REx and battery-only sales. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Everything you need to know about the all-new 2016 Smart ForTwo minicar. We''ve got live photos from the world debut, too. Detroit

2014 60

Mazda to take centre stage in electric vehicle project

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Not to be outdone by its Japanese rivals, Mazda will lead the way in a new project aimed at testing a low carbon transport system that uses clean energy. The company will provide three Mazda Demios (Mazda2s) for conversion to electric vehicles as part of the project in collaboration with Itochu Corporation and other companies in conjunction with Tsukuba City for the Tsukuba Environmental Style Test Project that is scheduled to begin in March, 2010.

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Report: Toyota To Provide Hybrid Components to Mazda

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will supply core components for the hybrid vehicle Mazda Motor Corp. Mazda, which is plotting to break into the booming hybrid market, approached Toyota with the request for the parts. Under the alliance, Toyota will provide batteries, motors, control units, and other components made by group autoparts manufacturers. On top of pocketing revenue from Mazda, Toyota expects to reduce costs for components used in its own hybrids by improving economies of scale.

2009 60

Nikkei: Toyota and Panasonic to set up JV for production of EV batteries and development of next-gen systems

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The Nikkei said it had learned that Toyota Motor and Panasonic will set up a joint venture in 2020 to manufacture EV batteries, with a focus on cost and scale and an eye toward rising Chinese players. Panasonic, with the other 49%, will shift five automotive battery production facilities in Japan and China to the new company. The plan is to supply to Mazda Motor, a Toyota partner on electric car technology, as well as Toyota subsidiary Daihatsu Motor and Subaru. Batteries

2019 95

Mazda Confirms Company Has No Plans For An EV

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With recent announcements confirming that even Honda has entered into the EV bandwagon, it comes as a surprise that Mazda is still saying no to EVs. According to Robert Davis, Senior Vice President of Research and Development for Mazda , "Until battery technology can get there to meet a mass customer's needs, and a customer in North

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EnerDel Partners with Mazda, Itochu, and Others for Smart Grid Integration Project in Japan

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US-based lithium-ion battery producer EnerDel will supply the advanced battery systems at the heart of a new project, based in Tsukuba City, Japan, combining electric vehicles (EVs), stationary grid storage, solar power and a rapid charging infrastructure a in a real-world operating environment. The project involves more than a dozen major partners, including Mazda Motor Corporation and the Japanese industrial trading giant Itochu Corporation.

2009 76

Report: Toyota to give hybrid components to Mazda

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Well, you might as well learn from the best - and that’s exactly what Mazda plans to do as it turns to green car leader Toyota to boost its development into the sector. According to reports in The Nikkei , the Toyota Motor Corporation will supply core components for a hybrid vehicle from the Mazda Motor Corporation beginning as early as 2013 in what is seen as the first full tie-up with a rival. How do you break into the booming hybrid car market?

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Panasonic Providing Batteries for Mazda i-stop Stop/Start System; Moving to Mass Production

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Panasonic Storage Battery Co. is providing the new lead-acid battery (the N55) used in conjunction with Mazda’s i-stop stop-start system deployed on the Axela and Biante. The battery was developed to satisfy the characteristics required by stop-start system, and features a different internal configuration and a proprietary thin plate to reduce the resistance, provide superior charge acceptance (regenerative properties) and the durability.

2009 60

Nikkei Reports Mazda to Launch Midsize Hybrid Using Toyota Hybrid System II; Toyota Denies Decision Made

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The Nikkei reports that Mazda Motor Corp. The two automakers have reached a final agreement under which Toyota will supply the Toyota Hybrid System II, comprising a high-capacity battery, an electric motor, a generator and a power control unit. The hybrid systems for Mazda will be supplied by Toyota group parts manufacturers at an initial rate of tens of thousands of units a year.

2010 71

Mazda launches alternative Stop/Start system on Mazda3

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Mazda has taken this idea and developed an interesting variation by ineffect ‘pausing’ the engine rather than stopping it, the carmaker claims this further improves fuel consumption. Tags: mazda Mazda3 start-stop

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Mazda to offer diesel Mazda6 in North America in second half of 2013; i-ELOOP and SCBS

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The SKYACTIV-D-equipped diesel version will follow in the second half of the year, making Mazda the first Asian manufacturer to offer a modern-technology clean-diesel engine in a non-commercial vehicle in North America. The 2014 Mazda6 also will be the first production vehicle to feature Mazda’s capacitor-based brake energy regeneration system called i-ELOOP, featuring a new 25V variable voltage alternator.