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Mazda introduces series-hybrid plug-in version of MX-30 EV, with rotary engine genset

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The Mazda MX-30 e-Skyactiv R-EV, a plug-in series hybrid model that uses a rotary engine as a generator, made its world premiere at the Brussels Motor Show. Mazda chose to use a rotary engine to power this generator, taking advantage of a rotary engine’s unique ability to produce the required output with a small power unit.

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Mazda to unveil new MX-30 plug-in hybrid model with rotary engine at Brussels show

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Mazda will introduce a new powertrain option for its MX-30 at the Brussels Motor Show 2023. Available on the European market this spring, the plug-in hybrid powertrain of Mazda’s compact crossover will feature an electric generator powered by a newly-developed rotary engine. 2022 Mazda MX-30.

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Mazda begins mass production of MX-30 e-SKYACTIV R-EV PHEV with rotary engine genset

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Mazda Motor has started mass production of the European model of the MAZDA MX-30 e-SKYACTIV R-EV at Ujina Plant No. This marks the use of Mazda’s first mass-production rotary engine vehicle in 11 years since the Mazda RX-8 was discontinued in June 2012. Mazda has cumulatively produced over 1.99 Earlier post.)

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Mazda expanding SUV lineup from 2022 on; electrification of all models by 2030; rotary engine as generator

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In Hiroshima, Mazda Motor Corporation announced plans to expand its SUV lineup globally starting from 2022. The Mazda CX-50 is a crossover SUV that will be added as a new core model to the lineup and be introduced in the US market, where a strong SUV presence as well as off-road performance are in high demand. Mazda CX-60 (Two rows).

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Mazda introduces CX-90 in N America

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Mazda North American Operations introduced the 2024 Mazda CX-90. Built on Mazda’s all-new large platform, the three-row crossover is the company’s new flagship vehicle. Mazda CX-90 is available with all-new electrified powertrains, including an inline 6 turbo and a plug-in hybrid. Earlier post.) kWh high-capacity battery.

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Mazda revives rotary engine program, commits to Tesla EV charging connector

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Mazda will use Tesla's North American Charging Standard (NACS) connector for future EVs, but is still investing in development of a new generation of its signature rotary engines.

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Mazda unveils CX-60 crossover in Europe; e-Skyactiv PHEV, 48V MHEVs

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Mazda Motor Europe unveiled its new crossover SUV, the CX-60. The CX-60 is the first of Mazda’s Large Product group models, and offers (European specification model) e-Skyactiv PHEV, Mazda’s first plug-in hybrid system featuring a 2.5-liter liter e-Skyactiv X gasoline engine, both featuring Mazda’s 48V mild hybrid system.

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