2021 Mazda MX-30 review

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The Mazda MX-30 may have a small battery and electric motor but it does have all the spirit, style and fun of the MX-5 – and in that sense this EV is completely unique

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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.

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Mazda starts US pre-orders for diesel 2019 Mazda CX-5

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Mazda Motor Corporation announced at the New York International Auto Show that it has begun accepting pre-orders for the diesel-powered 2019 Mazda CX-5 in the US market. It is the first time Mazda has offered a diesel-powered passenger car in the US market. Mazda’s Skyactiv-D technology features the lowest diesel-engine compression ratio—14.0:1—allowing

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Looking to do a Ev Conversion on my Mazda B2200

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Looking to do a Ev Conversion on my Mazda B2200. I have an extra b2200 laying around and looking into potentially converting it into electric. After seeing this video on youtube. I've decided I want to take this idea and run with it.

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 A new addition to Mazda’s car lineup, the MX-30 is the automaker’s third new-generation model.

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Compact Mazda 626 Conversion

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I am looking at converting my 95 Mazda 626, but I’m finding that most conversions end up being very bulky. I was wondering if it is at all possible to

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Mazda plans new dedicated electric car

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Mazda may not have shown an electric car at last week's LA auto show, but it is poised to join the electric-car revolution. A new report in British Autocar magazine notes that the zoom-zoom automaker will introduce a new electric model in 2020 that won't be shared with other gas cars in Mazda's lineup. Mazda has said that a range extended version

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Mazda MX-30 EV is US-bound with rotary range extender, company confirms

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Mazda has confirmed that the rotary engine will return to the U.S. in a “series plug-in hybrid” version of the MX-30 crossover that will also be offered to Americans in battery electric form.

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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. the clean diesel engine will allow Mazda to offer an engine line-up tailored to the needs of each market. million units, since launch in 1996, the Mazda2 is one of Mazda’s core products.

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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. The electric vehicle will be a completely new model, according to Mazda, and will, like the new Mazda 3, follow Mazda’s new clean-slate, human-centered design approach. Mazda is offers no further.

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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 unveils CX-30 compact crossover SUV with mild hybrid technology

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Mazda Motor Corporation staged the world premiere of the second model in its new-generation lineup, the Mazda CX-30 compact crossover SUV, at the Geneva International Motor Show. The powertrain lineup consists of Mazda’s latest Skyactiv-X, Skyactiv-G and Skyactiv-D engines. The new Skyactiv-X engine features Mazda’s innovative Spark Controlled Compression Ignition (SPCCI) combustion to bring compression ignition to a gasoline engine.

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Mazda announces electric lineup, rotary range extender

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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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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 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. Mazda’s i-ELOOP brake energy regeneration system ( earlier post ) employs a capacitor to store electricity generated when the vehicle decelerates. 2014 Mazda3. Click to enlarge.

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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 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 MX-30 First Edition available to order

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In Mazda's 100th year of existence it is launching its first purpose-built EV – the MX-30. Set to hit the streets in early 2021, Mazda is already throwing open the order books for its attractive small SUV, with 500 UK 'First Edition' cars being the first to make it to these shores

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Mazda MX-30 electric car: Gas version shown before EV reaches target market

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While Mazda seemed to hint that the MX-30 would be exclusively an electric vehicle—or perhaps one with a range extender—the idea of an EV that doesn't have a gas-burning counterpoint that looks nearly the same seems lost on Mazda

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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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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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Byton reboot, Mazda rotary, Nio flagship, EVs for Honda and Acura: Today’s Car News

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Mazda at last confirms a rotary-engine range extender for the U.S. A report suggests GM is making plans to build EVs in Mexico. Nio is going long on driving range but not shying away from battery swapping. And Foxconn provides a lifeline to Byton. This and more, here at Green Car Reports.

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About time! Mazda CX-5 diesel arrives in summer 2019

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Will Mazda finally, after many years, put a new diesel vehicle on sale in the U.S.? If the announcement the automaker made today at the New York auto show is any indication, deliveries of the Mazda CX-5 diesel will start this summer. It’s been a long, long time since Mazda made the business case to bring a passenger-vehicle diesel to the.

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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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Mobility services company MONET forms partnerships with Isuzu, Suzuki, Subaru, Daihatsu & Mazda; Hino & Honda make additional investments

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and Mazda Motor Corporation (“Mazda”), respectively. Isuzu, Suzuki, Subaru, Daihatsu and Mazda each plan to invest in MONET by August 2019 and acquire approximately 2% of its shares. In addition to those with Toyota, Hino and Honda, our new partnerships with Isuzu, Suzuki, Subaru, Daihatsu and Mazda will enable us to acquire data on their vehicles and mobility services for coordination with the MONET platform. Mobility services company MONET Technologies Inc.

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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. In terms of its overall approach to environmental performance, Mazda is pursuing CO 2 reduction by globally deploying its SKYACTIV technology that re-engineers all of the vehicle’s base technologies from scratch. SKYACTIV-HYBRID, the Mazda hybrid system.

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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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Mazda aims its new MX-30 EV at the European market

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Mazda's new concept may sport a set of suicide doors and have an optional rotary engine, but it's not a performance coupe; it's an electric crossover, and it's aimed squarely at the European market. The Mazda MX-30 borrows its designation from the old "Mazda eXperimental" nomenclature closely associated with piston engines (as opposed to Rotary.

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Mazda to use hydrogen rotary engine for EV range extender

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Mazda Motor Corp. will use its hydrogen-fueled rotary engine technology ( earlier post ) as a range extender for an electric vehicle it plans to start leasing next year, according to Mazda President Takashi Yamanouchi as reported in The Nikkei. In 2009, Mazda began commercial leasing of the Mazda Premacy Hydrogen RE Hybrid ( earlier post ). Mazda, a latecomer to the EV market, plans to close the gap with Nissan Motor Co.

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Mazda CX-5 refreshed for 2020

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The Mazda CX-5 continues to keep up with the competition, with another round of small updates announced including the introduction of cylinder deactivation as well as upgrades to the infotainment

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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.). The heart of SKYACTIV-Drive is a newly-developed six-speed torque converter with a full range lock-up clutch for all six gears that Mazda calls “full range direct drive” The lock-up clutch ratio has been raised from 64% from the current five-speed automatic to 88% during vehicle operation.

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Mazda develops first cold-stamped parts using 1,310 MPa-class high-strength steel; to be applied across the lineup starting with Mazda3

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Mazda Motor Corporation, working separately with Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation and JFE Steel Corporation, has developed the world’s first cold-stamped vehicle body parts made from 1,310 MPa-class high-strength steel. The parts are used in Mazda’s new-generation Skyactiv-Vehicle Architecture, which will underpin upcoming models starting from the all-new Mazda3.

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Mazda CX-5: Crossover gets new tech and tweaks for 2021

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The Mazda CX-5 has been comprehensively updated for the new year, with the tweaked crossover featuring a new petrol engine option, better interior tech and other tweaks

Review: Mazda MX-5

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This MX-5 is an important change in tack for Mazda

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Ford reducing stake in Mazda to 3.5%

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Ford Motor Company will change its stake in Mazda Motor Corporation to 3.5% Ford said the decision to reduce its ownership stake in Mazda allows it to increase flexibility as it continues to pursue growth in key emerging markets. Ford said it plans to remain one of Mazda’s largest shareholders and remains committed to its strategic partnership with Mazda, which spans more than 30 years. from 11%. The transaction is expected to be completed Friday.

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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. The powertrain lineup comprises the latest Skyactiv-X (Mazda’s Spark Controlled Compression Ignition (SPCCI) engine, earlier post ), Skyactiv-G and Skyactiv-D engines, each of which provides responsive speed control in any driving situation.

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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 range-extended electric car may help the rotary live on

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The Wankel rotary, the peculiar pistonless internal combustion engine design that Mazda built so much of its heritage around, may see a resurgence after all. Earlier reports and remarks from Mazda executives have suggested that while the rotary will make a comeback, it will be relegated to what’s essentially an emergency generator—a.

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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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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. It has since grown into a core model that is sold in more than 120 countries and accounts for approximately one quarter of Mazda’s global sales volume.

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New Mazda EV on the horizon?

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In a recent interview with Automotive News Europe Mazda President and CEO, Akira Marumoto, confirmed that the first production EV based on Mazda architecture will go on sale in 2020

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Mazda rotary range-extended EV and diesel engine both coming, but no US hybrids for now

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A look under the hood of Mazda’s future includes a patchwork of “what if” possibilities and a series of juggled timelines. Mazda is in a tough spot right now with regulators and in finding its place across many global markets. Part of the issue is that Mazda is considered an Intermediate-size manufacturer and subject to.

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2013 Mazda CX-5

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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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