Mazda Shows Off Diesel, CNG and Hybrids in Tokyo

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Mazda Shows Off Diesel, CNG and Hybrids in Tokyo
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Mazda has just unveiled a host of new concepts and up-coming models at the The 43rd Tokyo Motor Show 2013 that includes diesel, natural gas and hybrid technology. Continue Reading...

Mazda Bringing Diesel to 2014 United SportsCar Series

Mazda Bringing Diesel to 2014 United SportsCar Series
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Mazda Motorsports will be campaigning SkyActiv-D Smart Diesel-powered racecars in the top Prototype Class for the 2014 TUDOR United SportsCar Championship (USCC). Continue Reading...

Mazda6 Brings Diesel Racing Back to Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Mazda6 Brings Diesel Racing Back to Indianapolis Motor Speedway
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This weekend, the Grand-Am Racing series heads to Indianapolis Motor Speedway for the Brickyard Grand Prix and will mark the first time a diesel car has raced at the famous track since the 1952 Indianapolis 500. Continue Reading...

2014 Mazda6 Diesel Debuts for North America: 2012 LA Auto Show

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2014 Mazda6 Diesel Debuts for North America: 2012 LA Auto Show
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The wait is finally over today as Mazda finally confirmed that that it will offer the SkyActiv-D diesel powerplant in the North American market optionally in the 2014 Mazda6. Continue Reading...

Diesel Cars Sales Up 27% in First Half of 2012

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Diesel Cars Sales Up 27% in First Half of 2012
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Clean diesels and hybrids are two options for consumers who want to ease the pain at the pump, and both are continuing to see impressive growth in the U.S. marketplace with diesel sales increasing 27.5 percent in the first half of 2012, while hybrid sales have jumped 63.5 percent.  Continue Reading...

2014 Mazda6 Rendered into Reality

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2014 Mazda6 Rendered into Reality
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Japanese automakers Honda, Toyota and Nissan have all taken the conservative approach to restyling their mid-size sedans. Mazda, however, gave a clear indication when it revealed the Takeri concept at the Tokyo Motor Show, that it would take a chance and, as usual, march to the beat of a different drum. Continue Reading...

Ten Turbo Cars We Can’t Wait to Get Our Hands On

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Ten Turbo Cars We Can’t Wait to Get Our Hands On
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Turbocharged vehicles are quickly becoming the answer to having a fuel-efficient vehicle, with exciting performance. They seem to all be geared towards the sensible enthusiast, offering sporty dynamics, while still getting solid fuel efficiency.  Here’s some of the upcoming turbo-charged vehicles you can expect in the next few years. We’ve got some spy-pictures, and concept… Continue Reading...

Mazda, Patrick Dempsey Team up to Campaign Skyactiv-D Clean Diesel at 24 Hours of Le Mans

Mazda, Patrick Dempsey Team up to Campaign Skyactiv-D Clean Diesel at 24 Hours of Le Mans
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Earlier in the month, Mazda announced its diesel racing program for the Grand Am series, but the Skyactiv-D will also be present at next year’s 24 Hours of Le Mans. Continue Reading...

Why Buy a Diesel Car? Get the Facts, Know Your Options

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Why Buy a Diesel Car? Get the Facts, Know Your Options
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Price, looks and size… these are the few factors that used to decide what vehicle you’d park in your driveway. Looking for a cheap and small car? A Toyota Corolla or Honda Civic will do. Need something bigger, perhaps a mid-size Hyundai Sonata or an SUV. Things used to be pretty easy. With increasingly high… Continue Reading...

2013 Madza6 Diesel Previewed in Takeri Concept: 2012 NY Auto Show

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2013 Madza6 Diesel Previewed in Takeri Concept: 2012 NY Auto Show
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The Mazda Takeri concept that originally debuted at the Tokyo Motor Show last year took its American bow today at the New York Auto Show.  Mazda doesn’t plan to bring the Takeri to market, at least not in name — but the company’s North America president and CEO but Jim O’Sullivan was quick to point out that… Continue Reading...

Diesel Preview: Five New Diesel Models Coming to America

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Diesel Preview: Five New Diesel Models Coming to America
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For what seems like forever, North America has been left behind when it comes to diesel cars. Sure there are a few options, but nowhere near as many as our friends in Europe. In fact, according to the Automotive Industry Data Newsletter, 52% of all new car sales last year in Western Europe were diesel… Continue Reading...

2012 Mazda3 Video: SkyActiv Engine, Tranny to Deliver 20% Fuel Economy Bump

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Debuting at the Canadian International Auto Show in Toronto, the 2012 Mazda3 is more than just a facelifted model, showcasing the automaker’s new SkyActiv engine and transmission. Full details have yet to be announced, but Mazda has confirmed the engine is a direct-injection 2.0-liter 4-cylinder that will deliver a 15 percent improvement in fuel economy…. Continue Reading...