Mazda has developed a new range of compression ignition gasoline engines it says will improve fuel economy by 30% while lowering emissions. The first use of the new HCCI engine will be in the Mazda 3 in 2018.
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Can a gas-powered car be cleaner than an electric vehicle? Mazda thinks so, claiming the next-gen of SkyActiv engines will emit fewer emissions than EVs.
Cars like the Toyota Corolla AE86 and Mazda RX-7 are considered classics in the Japanese car world, comparable to America’s love of the Ford Mustang. Over in Japan a few racers willing to risk the wrath of their peers have converted a couple of these classics into electric cars to compete in the Japanese EV Grand Prix.
I think it is fair to say that mankind is not a fan of change, hence why the status quo still reigns supreme. It’s also the reason that Mazda’s rotary engine never became more than a niche motor, one that I thought would be buried with the outgoing RX-8. But according to reports out of Japan, Mazda’s range extender could live on as a hydrogen-powered range extender for electric cars. Whaaa??