Mazda expanding SUV lineup from 2022 on; electrification of all models by 2030; rotary engine as generator

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In Hiroshima, Mazda Motor Corporation announced plans to expand its SUV lineup globally starting from 2022. The new models will include the Mazda CX-50 to be produced in its new US plant, as well as models in our Large Product group, including the Mazda CX-60, Mazda CX-70, Mazda CX-80 and Mazda CX-90, all of which are slated for introduction over the next two years between 2022 and 2023. These models will expand Mazda’s mid-size crossover SUV lineup.

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Kawasaki, Subaru, Toyota, Mazda, and Yamaha partner on producing, transporting, and using carbon-neutral fuels, including hydrogen

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Subaru Corporation, Toyota Motor Corporation, Mazda Motor Corporation, and Yamaha Motor Co., Taking on the challenge of racing using a 1.5-liter SKYACTIV-D engine fueled with next-generation biodiesel (Mazda). MAZDA SPIRIT RACING Bio concept DEMIO. Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd.,

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Mazda MX-30 Electric Car

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Mazda MX-30 Electric Car. Mazda, a 100-year-old automaker has now made its entry into the electric vehicle market. Mazda is a Japanese automaker. Mazda MX-30 Electric Car. The features of the Mazda MX-30 Electric are as follows: It comes with a 335v, 35.5

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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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2022 Mazda MX-30 EV to start at $33,470 in California this fall

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The 2022 Mazda MX-30 EV—the first step toward the brand’s commitment to electrification—will initially launch in California dealerships this fall with a starting price of $33,470. The 2022 Mazda MX-30 EV is expected to arrive in California dealerships this October.

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2022 Mazda MX-30 EV Arrives in California This Fall, Rotary PHEV to Follow

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Mazda’s first electric vehicle will arrive in the United States later this year, though technically it’s just going to be California while the manufacturer considers the viability of selling to regions beyond the West Coast.

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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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First drive review: 2022 Mazda MX-30 arrives more than fashionably late to the EV party

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Our drive of the 2022 Mazda MX-30, on a route Mazda chose around Irvine, California, was meant to show the MX-30’s city and suburban bona fides.

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Road Test: 2021 Mazda CX-9 Signature AWD

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2021 Mazda CX-9 owners say things like “exceeds my expectations,” “I love it,” “it is one of the most beautiful cars on the road” and “super happy with my purchase.” At least that’s what Mazda says. The 2021 Mazda CX-9 is equipped with G-Vectoring Control.

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Mazda to introduce dedicated EV platform in 2025; 13 new electrified models by 2025

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Mazda Motor Corporation announced its new technology and product development plans, which include the introduction of a dedicated EV platform—SKYACTIV EV Scalable Architecture—in 2025, which can be adapted for various vehicle sizes and body types. Based on this architecture, Mazda will deliver multiple electrification solutions to meet various customers’ needs, environmental regulations, and the specific electric power infrastructure of each market.

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Road Test: 2021 Mazda CX-5 Signature AWD

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Photos by John Faulkner and Mazda. Mazda never disappoints when it comes to making cars that are fun to drive. But what about the crossovers in the Mazda line-up—the CX-3, CX-30, CX-5, and CX-9? Missing, which Mazda will most likely address, was a lack of wireless phone charging.

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Mazda announces MX-30 EV coming to US market this fall


Mazda announced that its first-ever EV, the MX-30 crossover SUV, will be making its way to the US this fall. more… The post Mazda announces MX-30 EV coming to US market this fall appeared first on Electrek.

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Mazda plans dedicated EV platform in 2025, other EVs and plug-in hybrids before then

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In a major change of tack, Mazda on Thursday announced a large-scale electrification strategy, including plans for a dedicated EV platform by 2025, and other electrified models before then.

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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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News: Mazda Joins EV Crowd with MX-30 EV

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First Mazda EV To Arrive This Fall. The small car company Mazda showed off a new electric version of its small MX-30 crossover this week, promising that it would be available in California dealerships this fall. Mazda deployed the Wankel rotary in models from 1967 through 2002.

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First Drive: The 2022 Mazda MX-30 misses the market, but does it matter?


Mazda invited us out for a drive of its upcoming MX-30 electric compact SUV, and some conversations with Mazda’s Irvine R&D folks. We have a lot of thoughts to share about the car and the future of Mazda’s EV programs.

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Mazda accelerating its electrification plans

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Mazda commits to carbon neutrality by 2050, but just a quarter of its cars electrified by 2030

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Mazda MX-30 Is Powered By Hitachi Astemo


Mazda's e-SKYACTIV powertrain uses a Hitachi Astemo motor and inverter

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Mazda Announces MX-30 Prices: EPA Range Will Surely Disappoint


The Mazda MX-30 Elite Access Loaner Program (up to 10 days per year) might help

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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’s first EV MX-30 coming to US market in fall 2021; series-hybrid version with rotary engine to follow

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Mazda North American Operations (MNAO) announced the introduction of the all-new Mazda MX-30, the brand’s first battery-electric vehicle that was unveiled at the 2019 Tokyo Motor Show, to the US market beginning in fall 2021 with California dealerships.

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Report: Mazda is putting its rotary-engine range extender on hold

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Mazda may be putting a planned rotary-engine range extender on hold, according to an Automotive News report. Once a Mazda trademark, the rotary engine was expected to return in the MX-30 crossover, but now the automaker seems to be backpedaling.

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2022 Mazda MX-30 EV: 100-mile electric car will start at $34,645

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Mazda is carrying the natural, sporty driving experience that its lineup of gasoline vehicles already has to its upcoming MX-30 EV, it says.

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Suzuki, Subaru, Daihatsu, Toyota and Mazda to develop joint technical specifications for next-generation vehicle communications devices

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Toyota Motor Corporation, and Mazda Motor Corporation reached an agreement to develop jointly technical specifications for next-generation vehicle communications devices. Suzuki Motor Corporation, Subaru Corporation (Subaru), Daihatsu Motor Co.

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Mazda diesel has already come and gone: Here’s why it didn’t work for the US

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Mazda teased a special kind of high-mpg diesel zoom-zoom for a decade. By the time it finally arrived in late 2019, badged the 2019 Mazda CX-5 Skyactiv-D, diesel was on the verge of irrelevance outside of bigger trucks intended to haul long distances.

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Mazda launches its first electric car in the US: MX-30 EV for $33,470 and only 100-mile range


Mazda is launching its first electric car in the US market, the MX-30 EV, and it is likely going to have a tough time with a starting price of $33,470 and only 100 miles of range.

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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 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 rotary out, Ford F-150 diesel done, Audi Sphere concepts teased: Today’s Car News

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Mazda reportedly shelves the rotary, again. Audi provides a concept-car tease of its future after internal combustion. Ford is discontinuing diesels in the F-150. And VW is pushing toward a future that revolves around mobility and software. This and more, here at Green Car Reports.

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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 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 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 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 EV plans, Canoo production, Mercedes EQS charging network, Hyundai air taxi: Today’s Car News

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Mazda has a multi-tier strategy for electrifying its cars this decade, including a dedicated EV platform by 2025. Mercedes-Benz is focusing on renewable energy for its charging ecosystem.

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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 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 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 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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2022 Mazda MX-30 preview: Rotary-ready freak of the future bucks big batteries

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Those who gripe that all electric vehicles are starting to look the same and follow the same specs should probably take a good look at the Mazda MX-30.

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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 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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