Mazda Revives the Rotary for Mazda2 Range Extender

Mazda Revives the Rotary for Mazda2 Range Extender
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Despite reports that Mazda has shelved plans for a next-generation rotary engine, the Japanese automaker unveiled a Mazda2 hybrid that utilizes a rotary engine that recharges the vehicle’s battery. Continue Reading...

Mazda Will Continue to Develop Rotary Engines

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Mazda Will Continue to Develop Rotary Engines
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Mazda is committing to fuel economy with its new SkyActiv technology, which was expected to render the companies rotary engine lineup defunct. Not so says Mazda, confirming that development continues on the next generation of rotary.  Continue Reading...

Mazda Rotary Engine Returning thanks to Breakthrough

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Mazda Rotary Engine Returning thanks to Breakthrough
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It would have been easy to write rotary engines off the speculative books at Mazda — poor milage and questionable long-term reliability made traditional piston engines seem favorable to many.  Yet against the odds, the Japanese automaker seems to have found a formula to keep the smooth-spinning screamer alive in its lineup. Mitsuo Hitomi, general manager of… Continue Reading...