Mazda announces electric lineup, rotary range extender

Green Car Reports

On Tuesday, timed to coincide with the Paris auto show, Mazda announced it will add plug-in capability and electric power to all of its models by 2030. The electric-car revolution may give new life to an old gas engine. Some will be plug-in hybrids or range-extended electric cars—with a twist. The company formally confirmed what it had. Rotary Wankel rotary engine

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Review: Mazda 6 2018

Green Cars News

The Mazda 6 has been facelifted for the first time since 2015, although at a glance you’d be forgiven for not noticing

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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.

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Mazda gets California approval for CX-5 diesel

Green Car Reports

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

Green Cars News

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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Mazda launching updated CX-3 in Japan with new 1.8L diesel

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Mazda Motor Corporation has begun accepting pre-orders for the updated Mazda CX-3 at dealerships throughout Japan. The redesigned model adopts parts of Mazda’s next-generation SKYACTIV-Vehicle Architecture. The SKYACTIV-G 2.0-liter gasoline engine adopts the same innovations as in the updated Mazda CX-5 ( earlier post ).

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Mazda begins production of 4th-gen Mazda2 (Demio)

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Mazda Motor Corporation unveiled the all-new Mazda2 (known as Mazda Demio in Japan). Production of the fourth-generation of the model, which has been fully redesigned for the first time in seven years, has begun at Mazda’s Hofu Plant No.

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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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2020 Mazda electric car to share Toyota underpinnings, technology

Green Car Reports

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 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 CX-5 diesel gets 28-mpg EPA city rating

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The Mazda CX-5 diesel took one step closer to production by receiving an EPA rating. Jalopnik made the find and reported the ratings on Wednesday. With front-wheel drive, the CX-5 diesel is rated at 28 mpg city, 31 highway, 29 combined. With all-wheel drive those numbers each drop by 1 mpg for ratings of 27 city, 30 highway, and 28 overall. Fuel Economy EPA Ratings

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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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Review: Mazda 3 2017

Green Cars News

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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Review: Mazda 3 2017

Green Cars News

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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First Drive: Mazda CX-5

Green Cars News

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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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 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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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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2013 Mazda CX-5

Green Car Reports

The all-new 2013 Mazda CX-5 may be our favorite crossover, wrapping remarkable fuel economy and some of the most fun driving we've experienced in any utility vehicle into a single, fairly affordable package. It should prove a strong competitor in the second tier of crossovers, following the perennial best-sellers: Chevrolet Equinox, Ford Escape

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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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Mazda reveals new Mazda3 with SKYACTIV technology

Green Cars News

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 CX-3 Subcompact Crossover 'Not That Far Away'

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Mazda is set to field a competitor to cars like the Nissan Juke, Jeep Renegade and Buick Encore by 2016. Likely dubbed ''CX-3'', the subcompact crossover would slot in under the CX-5 in Mazda''s lineup. Speaking to The Motor Report, Mazda Australia boss Martin Benders has said that a new, smaller Mazda crossover is "not that far away". The new car

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New Mazda Rotary Engine Likely To Feature Turbo, Not Electrification

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At last week's Tokyo Motor Show, Mazda unveiled a new sports-car concept called the RX-Vision. Beneath the car's sleek bodywork was what will likely be the first production Mazda rotary engine since the discontinuation of the RX-8 sports car back in 2012. Called SkyActiv-R, it was unveiled with virtually no accompanying technical or production. Turbochargers Rotary Wankel rotary engine

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Tesla Model 3 sales, Honda Insight recall, Mazda electric lineup and California goes its own way: Today's Car News

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Mazda announces its electric lineup with a familiar engine acting as a range extender. The Tesla Model 3 is the fifth best-selling car in the United States. California overrules the EPA's emissions freeze. Honda recalls the 2019 Insight. And Kia scraps plans for the Sorento diesel in the U.S. All of this and more on Green Car Reports. The Tesla

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

Green Car Reports

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 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

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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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Skyactiv technology pushing Mazda fleet sales

Green Cars News

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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Touring Iceland in a Mazda MX-5

Green Cars News

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 hybrid concept features origami-inspired design

Green Cars News

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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Mazda To Lean On Toyota For Hybrid, Fuel-Cell Expertise

Green Car Reports

Mazda and Toyota will work together over the next few years in an arrangement that will see the two carmakers pool their green technologies. Japan's largest carmaker and one of its smallest will enter into a "mutually beneficial long-term partnership," according to a press release issued by Mazda. No timeline was given for the start or the. hydrogen Partnership

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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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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 outlines Japanese diesel goal

Green Cars News

Having announced the introduction of the new SKYACTIV diesel Mazda CX-5, the Japanese carmaker has now set an ambitious target for diesel sales in its home country. According to Takashi Yamauchi, the president of Mazda, the company wants half of the domestic sales of the CX-5 to be of the diesel model. Green cars Latest news mazda diesel cars japan Mazda CX-5 Mazda diesel

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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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2016 Mazda CX-3: First Drive Of 31-MPG Small Sporty Crossover

Green Car Reports

The range of small and smaller SUVs seems to expand almost monthly, and the latest entry is the 2016 Mazda CX-3. This crossover utility vehicle slots below the compact Mazda CX-5 in the "Zoom Zoom" maker's lineup. The company expects the CX-3 to appeal more to couples and empty-nesters than to families--which it says will choose the larger CX-5. Fuel Economy

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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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Mazda reveals details of SKYACTIV portfolio

Green Cars News

will be familiar with the new petrol and diesel engines being introduced as part of Mazda’s SKYACTIV technology portfolio. Green cars Latest news mazda Mazda SKYACTIV-Body Mazda SKYACTIV-Drive Mazda SKYACTIV-MT new Mazda technology SKYACTIV technology SKYACTIV-ChassisRegular readers of TheGreenCarWebsite.co.uk However, as part of a media workshop the Japanese manufacturer has now offered more insight into the rest of its SKYACTIV technologies.

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2016 Mazda CX-3 Small Crossover Price Starts At $20,000

Green Car Reports

The 2016 Mazda CX-3 small crossover will start at $20,840 when it goes on sale in the U.S. DON'T MISS: 2016 Mazda CX-3 Details, Live Photos, Video: Small Crossover. this fall. That price (which includes the $880 destination charge) buys a base Sport model with front-wheel drive. All-wheel drive is available on all models for an additional $1,250. Pricing subcompact SKYACTIV

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Mazda Skyactiv fast becoming the eco-alternative?

Green Cars News

Mazda’s unique Skyactiv technologies have become one of the most talked about new eco-technologies of recent years, despite competition from bigger companies such as BMW with its EfficientDynamics technology and Volkswagen and its BlueMotion tech. Mazda diesel Mazda6 petrol SKYACTIV

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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 diesel to arrive fall 2017, it says, in new CX-5 crossover

Green Car Reports

The 2017 Mazda CX-5 compact crossover is an entirely new design, Mazda says, although you might not see it at first glance. The small Japanese maker unveiled the new generation just four years after it launched the vehicle that now represents fully one-quarter of its global sales volume. But the company also confirmed a rumor first reported three. Los Angeles Auto Show

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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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