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Report: Mazda seeking 30% boost in fuel economy with HCCI SkyActiv 2 engines around 2020

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Automotive News reports that Mazda plans a second generation of SkyActiv engines around 2020 that would achieve 30% better fuel economy than the current line of Skyactiv engines. Mazda engineers aim to eke the gains by cranking up the engine’s compression ratio to 18:1, from a current level of 14:1. Earlier post.).

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Mazda announces SKYACTIV-X: gasoline Spark Controlled Compression Ignition

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Mazda Motor Corporation announced “Sustainable Zoom-Zoom 2030,” a new long-term vision for technology development that looks ahead to the year 2030. Compression ignition combined with a supercharger will improve fuel economy while delivering tremendous engine response and increased torque of 10–30% over the current SKYACTIV-G gasoline engine.

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Mazda unveils new Mazda3; first production car to offer Skyactiv-X SPCCI engine with M Hybrid system

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In Japan, Mazda Motor Corporation hosted the world premiere of the all-new Mazda3. The all-new Mazda3 adopts Mazda’s new Skyactiv-Vehicle Architecture, designed to enable people to make the most of their natural sense of balance. All-new Mazda3 is the first production car to offer Mazda’s innovative Skyactiv-X engine.

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Mazda introduces HAZUMI concept along with new 1.5-liter SKYACTIV-D diesel

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Mazda unveiled the HAZUMI next-generation subcompact at the Geneva Motor Show. Mazda is focusing on four key areas with its new generation models: KODO—Soul of Motion design language; SKYACTIV technology; Mazda Proactive Safety; and a new car connectivity system called Mazda Connect. Source: Mazda. Source: Mazda.

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Road Test: 2023 Mazda CX-50 AWD

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Road Test: 2023 Mazda CX-50 AWD Mazda Wants You to Live A Little The 2023 CX-50 is part of Mazda’s SUV quiver, smallest to largest, of the CX-30, CX-5, CX-50 and CX-9. Mazda wants the CX-50 to be seen as its first-ever adventure-oriented SUV. Fuel economy is EPA rated at 23/29/25 mpg for the turbocharged CX-50.

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Flash Drive: 2023 Mazda CX-50 AWD

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Mazda has added another SUV to their lineup. This past week in Santa Barbara, Mazda invited the automotive media to drive the CX-50 on the highway, twisty mountain roads and then off-road to experience soft sand, steep climbs and descents. Mazda adds another SUV. All Mazda SUVs will now come only with all-wheel drive (AWD).

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Mazda unveiling KAI Concept with SKYACTIV-X SPCCI engine; more details on the technology

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At the Tokyo Motor Show, Mazda is introducing the KAI CONCEPT compact hatchback ( earlier post ), powered by the next-generation SKYACTIV-X spark-controlled compression-ignition (SPCCI) gasoline engine ( earlier post ), SKYACTIV-Vehicle Architecture and a more mature expression of the KODO design language. Earlier post.).

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