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    Motorsports: Mazda Skyactiv-D diesel to power Dempsey Racing LMP2 challenger at Le Mans

    The Grand AM GX class isn't the only place where Mazda will be running its 2.2-liter turbocharged Skyactiv-D four-cylinder diesel next year: it will power the LMP2 contender fielded by Dempsey Racing, a team co-owned by actor Patrick Dempsey. Mazda will also provide the engine to other teams ...

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    Report: Diesel-powered Mazda CX-5s beating gas versions 3-1 in Japan

    Most people who follow the auto industry know that diesels are popular in Europe – and more and more so in the U.S. – but it appears Mazda underestimated how many people in Japan want an oil burner. According to the Nikkei, Mazda expected to sell just 1,000 CX-5s a month in Japan, but ...

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    2012 Mazda5 available with clean-burning 1.6-liter diesel engine in Europe

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    In the U.S., the Mazda5 MPV, a more spacious version of the Mazda3, stands alone in its class. However, over in Europe, the mini-minivan segment is chock full of vehicles like the Ford Grand C-Max to compete with the Mazda5 for ...

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    Mazda's "uniquely engineered" Sky engines will offer best-in-class fuel efficiency

    Mazda6 mules are out there somewhere being tested right now for a planned debut in early 2012. The vehicles feature an entirely reworked suspension, an advanced six-speed automatic transmission and a multi-purpose platform that will underpin several new Mazda models. Mazda sources say that the new ...

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    Mazda to be the next VW? Still considering diesel for the U.S. market

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    Two years ago, Mazda introduced an advanced new 2.2-liter four cylinder diesel engine in the European market. Since then, we've asked Mazda officials on several occasions whether they would offer that engine in the U.S. market. The ...

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    REPORT: Mazda working on business case for diesels in America

    Stop us if you've heard this one. A major global automaker with plans in place to increase fuel efficiency X percent by X date offers all kinds of cool diesel engines all over the world except in America. The reason? Americans don't buy diesels, they say. In this case, the automaker in question ...

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    Mazda introduces new 2.2L MZR-CD diesel in European 6

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    Mazda has officially launched its new 2.2L diesel MZR-CD diesel engine in the European market version of the 6. The all-new engine is coming in three different power levels, with 125, 163 and 185 hp. The common rail fuel system uses injectors with ...

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    Upping the zoom: Mazda 2 gets more powerful diesel option

    Mazda 2
    If you think that 68hp for the Mazda 2 1.4-liter diesel isn't enough power, here's good news: Mazda has announced that the 2 will get the 1.6-liter 90hp diesel that you can find in the Fiesta, the European Fusion, and several PSA models. Torque on the 1.6L is rated at 205 Nm (151 lb-ft), ...

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    Mazda technology to help cut down the use of plastic in cars

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    The next time you open your door and get in your car, take note of the amount of plastic that makes up your vehicle. Chances are, if it was made in the last fifty years at least, that there is a bunch of plastic there. And, the future only ...

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    Paris Preview: Mazda to introduce new 2.2L diesel engine

    At the Paris Motor Show next month, Mazda will be showing off its new 2.2L MZR-CD clean diesel engine that will be installed in the Mazda 6. The new engine is rated at 182 hp and yields 42 mpg (U.S.). One of the interesting elements of the new engine is a Mazda-developed diesel particulate filter ...

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    Changan Ford Mazda plant in Nanjing will make the all-new Mazda2

    The all-new Mazda2 (see story on the car's debut here) will be made for the Chinese market at the Changan Ford Mazda Automobile Co. plant in Nanjing, China, Ford announced today. The Nanjing-produced Mazda2 model has been "specifically developed ... to suit the tastes of the Chinese market," but ...

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    New Mazda3 2.0 liter diesel set for Geneva unveiling

    We've covered news of the Mazda2 and Mazda's Hakaze concept car, both of which are set to be unveiled at the Geneva Auto Show. The third car that will get Mazda's open-the-curtain treatment is the new Mazda3Here's all that Mazda is saying about the Mazda3 for now:"The new 2.0-litre Mazda3 diesel ...


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