Mazda gets California approval for CX-5 diesel

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In response to our story earlier this month about why Mazda's promised diesel engine for the CX-5 still hasn't made it to the U.S. While that doesn't guarantee that Mazda will. Dedicated Green Car Reports readers keep us going. market, reader sent in evidence that the diesel has just been certified for sale (PDF) in California starting Apr. Diesels

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Hard-top Mazda MX-5 coming March 2017

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Mazda has confirmed specs and release date for its eagerly anticipated hard-top MX-5. Mazda MX-5Available from March next year, the RF (short for ‘retractable f.

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Improved Mazda 3 to arrive in October

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Mazda has given its handsome 3 Hatchback and 3 Fastback models a facelift for 2017, with a revised grille and a host of interior tweaks. Mazda Mazda 3

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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. SKYACTIV-X—which Mazda believes will be the first commercial gasoline engine to use compression ignition—uses a proprietary combustion method called Spark Controlled Compression Ignition (SPCCI). Mazda will combined these optimized engines with effective electrification technologies.

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Review: Mazda 3 2017

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Blink, and you’ll miss the new Mazda 3. It’s not that it’s an unattractive car, but Mazda has almost redefined what the word ‘subtle’ means in terms o. Mazda 3 Reviews

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Mazda and Isuzu enter pick-up truck collaboration agreement

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Mazda Motor Corporation and Isuzu Motors Limited have reached a basic agreement on next-generation pick-up truck collaboration, under which Isuzu will produce next-generation pick-up trucks for Mazda, based on Isuzu’s pick-up truck model, for sale worldwide, with the exception of North America. The partners said that the deal will allow Isuzu to enhance its product competitiveness and Mazda to strengthen its product line-up and maintain own-brand market coverage.

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2020 Mazda electric car to share Toyota underpinnings, technology

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Mazda is a tiny carmaker on a global scale, producing just 1.6 It competes with four companies (GM, Nissan-Renault, Toyota, and VW Group) that each sell around 10 million a year, as well as numerous other smaller makers still larger than Mazda. million vehicles a year. In a world where reducing the carbon emissions from road vehicles is. Carbon Footprint emissions Future Cars carbon dioxide plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) wells to wheels

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Mazda unveils new CX-5 crossover; diesel engine version coming to NA in 2H 2017

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Mazda Motor Corporation unveiled the all-new Mazda CX-5 crossover SUV. Mazda announced it will offer the SKYACTIV-D diesel in North America from the second half of 2017. This will be Mazda’s first diesel engine model in the North American market.

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Updated Mazda 6 to offer cylinder deactivation in 2.5L SKYACTIV-G engine

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Mazda Motor will unveil an updated Mazda6 sedan (known as Mazda Atenza in Japan) at the Los Angeles Auto Show. The Mazda6 is the flagship of Mazda’s passenger car lineup. direct-injection turbocharged gasoline engine that made its debut in the Mazda CX-9 crossover SUV has been added to the engine lineup in North America and some other markets. The updated Mazda CX-5, which also adopts the same SKYACTIV-G 2.5

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How Mazda's SkyActiv-X engine, based on HCCI, actually works (video)

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Earlier this month, Japanese automaker Mazda laid out its future powertrain strategy and dropped a massive announcement in the process.

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Touring Iceland in a Mazda MX-5

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Mazda MX-5 Features Editors PicksNipping out for a drive just for the pleasure of it is something we don’t always get the chance to do. However, when the opportunity comes knocking to.

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

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Mazda Motor Corporation, ELIIY Power Co., With this new project, Mazda, ELIIY Power and Ube Industries will combine their technical strengths to overcome such issues. and Ube Industries, Ltd. 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.

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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.

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Mazda SPCCI uses spark plug as HCCI control factor; “air piston” to enhance compression

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With the announcement of its SKYACTIV-X engine ( earlier post ), Mazda claims to have developed a novel control system for HCCI combustion that extends the HCCI range out to a much larger percentage of the load map. —Kiyoshi Fujiwara, Mazda Director and Senior Managing Executive Officer.

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First Drive: Mazda CX-5

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Coming to the party fashionably late, the Mazda CX-5 is the latest contender coming into the bustling compact crossover segment; and for Mazda the CX-5 is the first new model to benefit from its comprehensive SKYACTIV development work. Mazda first drive Mazda CX-5 UK

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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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Mazda CX-5 teaser revealed ahead of debut in L.A.

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If you want the latest and greatest SUV on the market that isn’t the new Volkswagen Tiguan, Mazda has shown the first teaser image of the upcoming CX-. Mazda CX-5

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

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Featuring Mazda’s own Spark-Controlled Compression Ignition combustion method, the SKYACTIV-X engine represents the next step in Mazda’s quest to develop a gasoline engine with the ideal internal combustion mechanism.

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Mazda CX-5 diesel: engine still MIA in compact crossover utility vehicle

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Specifically, it's the diesel version of the Mazda CX-5 compact crossover utility vehicle, first revealed in 2016 and later announced as a 2018 model. In November 2016, a Mazda executive confirmed the. It's the mystery model, the all-but-legendary vehicle still just beyond reach, years after its maker first announced plans to offer diesel engines.

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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.

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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.

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Mazda reveals new Mazda3 with SKYACTIV technology

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The third model in the Mazda line-up to feature SKYACTIV technology has been unveiled: in the form of the new Mazda3 (pictured). Latest News Green cars Mazda

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Mazda to exhibit concept powered by SKYACTIV-X gasoline spark-controlled compression ignition engine

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Among the exhibits on its stand at the 2017 Tokyo Motor Show, Mazda Motor Corporation will unveil a new concept model powered by the recently announced SKYACTIV-X gasoline spark-controlled compression ignition (SPCCI) engine. With the SKYACTIV-X engine, Mazda claims to have developed a novel control system for HCCI combustion that extends the HCCI range out to a much larger percentage of the load map.

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Mazda, Toyota select Alabama for $1.6B new US auto manufacturing plant

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Mazda and Toyota have selected Huntsville, Alabama as the site of their new joint-venture manufacturing plant. The new plant will have the capacity to build 300,000 vehicles annually, with production split evenly between two lines for each company to produce Mazda’s crossover model that will be newly introduced to the North American market and the Toyota Corolla.

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2018 Mazda CX-5 in US features as standard 2.5L engine with new cylinder-deactivation technology

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For the 2018 model year, the Mazda CX-5 version sold in the US will offer cylinder-deactivation technology, safety, and refinement updates at all trim levels. Mazda CX-5’s SKYACTIV-G 2.5 These changes are implemented to reduce the amount customers will spend on fuel, but no feature stands out more than Mazda’s segment-exclusive cylinder-deactivation technology in the SKYACTIV-G 2.5L

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Mazda Pickup Electric Car Conversion

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Me and my father are wanting to convert our Mazda truck into an EV, but we both have no idea as to what we are doing. My question is how do I know what

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Rotary redux: Mazda unveils rotary-powered RX-VISION concept

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Mazda Motor Corporation unveiled the rotary-powered Mazda RX-VISION sports car concept at the Tokyo Motor Show. Although Mazda earlier put production of rotaries on hold, it continued R&D efforts in that area. RX-VISION represents a vision of the future that Mazda hopes to one day make into reality; a front-engine, rear-wheel drive sports car powered by the next-generation SKYACTIV-R rotary engine.

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Mazda tops EPA fuel-efficiency rankings for fifth year in a row

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In the Environmental Protection Agency's latest "Light-Duty Automotive Technology, Carbon Dioxide Emissions, and Fuel Economy Trends" report, Mazda was named as the. Pick-ups and SUVs are rapidly taking over the American automotive landscape, but there's at least one measure in which it benefits an automaker to sell fewer of those vehicles.

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Review: Mazda CX-5

Green Cars News

At first glance you might not be able to tell, but the more time you spend with Mazda’s Tiguan-rivalling crossover, the mHonestly, this is a new car.

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Skyactiv technology pushing Mazda fleet sales

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Mazda’s new efficient Skyactiv technology is helping the brand grow its fleet market share, with sales increasing 84 per cent in the first nine months of the 2013/14 financial year (April and December). Mazda

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Mazda SKYACTIV transmission, body and chassis technology

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At a media workshop last week in Vancouver, Canada, Mazda engineers stepped through the highlights of the new SKYACTIV systems. Mazda hosted Green Car Congress at the event.). Mazda developed a new torque converter to resolve this conflict.

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Mazda to debut new concept car

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The upcoming Tokyo Motor Show will be the setting for Mazda to unveil its latest concept car – the Mazda Takeri midsize saloon car. The Takeri will feature the new Mazda SKYACTIV-D clean diesel engine, as well as Mazda’s idling stop system i-stop and a regenerative braking system that converts kinetic energy to electricity during [.]. Green cars Latest news mazda Mazda clean diesel Mazda concept car Mazda CX-5 Mazda SKYACTIV-D Mazda Takeri tokyo motor show

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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

Mazda hybrid concept features origami-inspired design

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The new Mazda Deep Orange 3 features a folded sheet metal process, that uses the same techniques used by practitioners of the paper-folding art to build its load-bearing structure, as patented by Industrial Origami. Mazda

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Report: Toyota and Mazda heading toward partnership on green technologies

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The Nikkei reports that Toyota Motor and Mazda Motor are negotiating a partnership on eco-friendly technology. According to the report, Toyota will supply fuel cell and plug-in-hybrid technology, while Mazda will offer its Skyactiv technologies. The two have partnered before; Toyota provided hybrid technology to Mazda in 2010, and in 2012, Mazda agreed to supply subcompact cars to Toyota.

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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.

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Mazda SKYACTIV engines scoop industry award

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The impressive fuel efficiency of Mazda’s SKYACTIV technology has earned recognition in high quarters – after five Mazda engineers received the Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers Medal. Green cars Latest news Mazda green cars Mazda SkyActiv SKYACTIVThe medals are handed out each year as recognition for the best research papers in various fields. They are presented in the hope of encouraging research activities and [.].

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Mazda exec: engines can get cleaner, EVs will die without subsidies

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Small Japanese automaker Mazda is in a tough spot. It's been on its own for most of a decade now, after Ford sold its shares in the company, and now Mazda must fund numerous new models all by itself. DON'T MISS: Mazda to launch homogeneous-charge. With global sales of just 1.5 million vehicles, it's one-seventh the size of Toyota or Volkswagen. Future Cars Engines SKYACTIV

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Every Mazda 2017 US model tested earned IIHS Top Safety Pick+ rating

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All US 2017 Mazda models tested by the US Insurance Institute for Highway Safety ( IIHS ), including the all-new Mazda CX-5, have been awarded the nonprofit organization's highest safety rating, Top Safety Pick+, when equipped with optional front crash prevention and adaptive LED headlights. Mazda models tested for 2017 were the Mazda CX-9, Mazda CX-3, Mazda3, Mazda6 and most recently, the all-new Mazda CX-5.

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Mazda reveals hybrid and CNG models

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The Tokyo Motor Show provided the ideal backdrop for Mazda to introduce a host of new engine types for the latest Mazda3 model. Latest News Green cars Mazda

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