Improving fuel efficiency and reducing CO2 emissions is not just a goal at Mazda, it's part of our business plan; we will make vehicles that are safer for our environment," said Jim O'Sullivan, president and CEO, Mazda North American Operations. "We will increase our fuel economy globally by 30 percent by 2015 and offer affordable eco-friendly vehicles to all Mazda customers, not to just a limited segment of the market. The SkyActiv-D powertrains will play a big part in making this happen."
The all-new next-generation SkyActiv-D powertrains are the product of Mazda's ongoing Sustainable Zoom-Zoom strategy. The SkyActiv-D (diesel-based) engines will deliver the sporty driving experience that Mazda is known for, coupled to superior eco-friendliness. Fuel economy will improve 20 percent on the SkyActiv-D. Headquartered in Irvine, Calif., Mazda North American Operations oversees the sales, marketing, parts and customer service support of Mazda vehicles in the United States, Canada and Mexico through nearly 900 dealers.Visit http://www.mazdausa.com/MusaWeb/displayHomepage.action.
For the U.S. market, power will come from a Skyactiv-G 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine. Mazda hasn’t confirmed performance specs just yet but expect it to match the 155 horsepower and 150 pound-feet of torque offered by the same engine found in the Mazda 3. . .
Mazda managed to break 20 speed records with its diesel-powered Mazda6. Three Mazda6 SKYACTIV-D 2.2-liter clean diesels completed a 24-hour marathon run on the high-speed track this last weekend, with the front car achieving an average speed of 137.37 . . .
Mazda Motor Corp.’s compact car Demio has won this year’s Car of the Year Japan award. Mazda won the award for the first time since its CX-5 sport-utility vehicle gained the title in 2012. The Demio was the first mass-produced compact car in Japan to b. . .
Times have changed, with the newest diesel models offering impressive performance, a driving experience nearly as quiet as gasoline-powered cars and emissions that easily meet today’s stringent standards. Add to that fuel economy that can exceed even t. . .
Mazda Motor Corp. will be the first Japanese carmaker to begin selling diesel hybrid passenger cars in Japan and Europe as early as fiscal 2016, The Yomiuri Shimbun has learned. Compared with existing hybrid cars, which are mainly powered by a gasoline. . .