The Mazda6 diesel has been delayed again, and will probably require a diesel aftertreatment in order to provide enough power and meet emissions regulatons.
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Mazda has focused on improving the performance and efficiency of gasoline and diesel engines, though it might have hybrids in mind too.
It was a bold move by Mazda to ignore hybrid vehicles in favor of improvements to traditional combustion engines, but the gambit has paid off. Mazda has the most-efficient line of new cars in America, and when the next-generation of SkyActiv engines debuts around 2020, executives claim efficiency could climb another 30%.
Though Mazda has been slow to embrace any one alternative fuel technology, the small Japanese automaker has just rolled out three new green cars at the Tokyo Motor Show that embrace a diverse array of different fuel-saving, emissions-scrubbing technologies. The Mazda3 SkyActiv-CNG utilizes both gasoline and compressed natural gas in its high-compression 2.0 liter, four-cylinder […]
Despite being skeptical of hybrid technology at first, major automakers are really starting to dig into the potential of dual-drivetrain vehicles. While Mazda still doesn’t sell a hybrid vehicle, it has joined forces with Clemson University to build the Deep Orange 3 concept car. What makes this concept so cool is its ability to switch between front, rear, and all-wheel drive.
After its recent (though amicable) divorce from Ford, Mazda was left without a major technology partner, leaving it up to the small Japanese automaker to fend for itself. So how does a small car company tell the world about its awesome new turbodiesel sedan? Take it racing of course. Last weekend the Mazda6 Skyactiv-D diesel race car scored its first victory in the Grand Am series at Road Atlanta.
Later on this year, Mazda will try and stake a claim in the ever-growing market for diesel cars in the U.S. To help promote their all-new, 2014 Mazda6 with the available SkyActiv-D diesel engine, Mazda will be campaigning three of these clean diesel race cars. One of these sweet diesel racers was on display at the Mazda booth.
Modern turbodiesel engines are all the rave in Europe and the rest of the world, but these engines are only just starting to catch on in America. The new Mazda SkyActiv-D diesel engine is coming to U.S. shores next year, and to drum up excitement, Mazda is taking their little diesel to the race track.