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 rotary engine returns (for Japan) as EV range extender in MX-30 crossover

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After years of teases, it appears Mazda is finally ready to reintroduce its signature rotary engine—as an EV range extender.

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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 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. Because when burnt, algae biofuel only releases CO 2 recently removed from the atmosphere via photosynthesis as the algae grew, Mazda considers its development to be critical to achieving the carbon-neutrality of cars powered by the internal combustion engine.

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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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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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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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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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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.

2019 69

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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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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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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Review: Mazda MX-5

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

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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 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.

2019 84

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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Review: Mazda 3

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The Mazda 3 has long been a left-field alternative to the Ford Focus

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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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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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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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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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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 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 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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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 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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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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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

2015 83

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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2019 Mazda 3 sedan and hatch aim for an X factor—and that’s not electric

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Mazda has revealed its 2019 Mazda 3 compact car, in new-generation form, at the 2018 LA Auto Show. It’s not surprising, given the brand’s go-it-alone strategy this decade, that the new ‘3’ appears to take a different path than key global compact-car rivals in nearly every respect, ranging from design to driving traits to. Los Angeles Auto Show Fuel Economy SKYACTIV

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Porsche Taycan, Electrify America shutdown, Mazda plans: Today's Car News

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Mazda balances conflicting priorities (and regulators) in its. Porsche plans to include three years of free DC fast charging from Electrify America with its new Taycan electric car. For now, it's a good thing the car isn't arriving too soon, as Electrify America has had to shut down many of its CCS Combo fast charge plugs over safety concerns. Fast Charging

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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.

2017 66

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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2020 Mazda 2: price and specs revealed

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The 2020 Mazda 2 will be priced from £15,795 when it arrives in November

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Mazda outlines Japanese diesel goal

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

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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 To Lean On Toyota For Hybrid, Fuel-Cell Expertise

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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 electric car, Mercedes’ carbon-neutral batteries, the cheapest EV: Today’s Car News

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Mazda is readying its first electric car for multiple markets. Mazda has announced that it will reveal its first mass-produced electric vehicle this. Daimler is shopping around for its battery cells but being very particular about what goes into them. And Honda is greening its manufacturing in the U.S. This and more today at Green Car Reports. Today in Car News

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

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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 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 reveals details of SKYACTIV portfolio

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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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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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