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Mazda CX-3 Gets Diesel Engine, But Only In Japan

For two years now, Mazda has teased us with the promise of diesel engines that are both efficient, and worthy of the brand’s “Zoom-zoom” tagline. The Mazda6 diesel was supposed to go on last sale, but difficulties meeting American emissions standards and performance expectations has delayed the engine again and again. Mazda is having no […]

The 13 Best Green Cars Of 2013

This week we’re taking it easy on the news, and most of the stories are going to be lists from writes of their favorite stories from 2013. I’m going to kick things off with my top 13 favorite overall green cars from the past year, and leading the charge is… 13: The Cadillac ELR We’ve […]

December 23rd

Japanese-market Mazda3 Gets CNG, Diesel, And Hybrid Options

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 […]

November 22nd

Mazda 6 Diesel Delayed Until April 2014

It was with great enthusiasm earlier this year that Mazda announced it would begin offering a 2.2 liter turbodiesel in the U.S. market 2014 Mazda 6 sedan. But instead of hitting dealerships later this year as planned, the diesel Mazdas have been delayed until late April. The official cause is emissions testing, but is there a more serious problem plaguing Mazda’s oil-burner?

September 16th

Mazda6 SkyActiv-D Diesel Race Car Wins First Race

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.

April 25th