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Mazda Planning Small SUV

While the compact SUV market continues to grow, auto makers are looking into changes for the future of their line-ups. Also known as CUV's, Crossovers,  havecompanies like Mazda hoping to tackle this growing trend in automotive by introducing updated, smaller SUVs.

Japanese reports reveal that Mazda Motors is planning on launching small SUVs in the next couple of years, with much speculation surrounded names and powertrains for each.

Rumors online suggest the talked about Mazda mini-SUV could be dubbed CX-3. This SUV will reportedly be constructed with a version of the  MAZDA3 undercarriage, and use the Japanese auto maker…
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Mazda Zoom Zoom at SEMA

Last month, Mazda delivered a ton of modified vehicles to the SEMA show in Las Vegas. Starting off, the Mazda2 "Evil Track" is an update of the MAZDA2 Evil concept, which debuted at the 2009 Los Angeles Auto Show. It features an aerodynamic body kit, an H&R suspension, a roll cage, Sparco seats, and lightweight 15-inch wheels with Hoosier race tires.

As for Mazda3 Turbo, designers added black exterior accents, tinted windows, and 19-inch forged aluminum wheels. Under the hood, power is provided by a 2.5-liter MZR engine which has been outfitted with a Garrett turbocharger.

The MX-5…
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Mazda Moving to Mexico

Mazda Motors is thinking of moving ? well not from Japan, at least not its headquarters. But a new proposition to construct a factory in Mexico has been presented to owners.This will be to take advantage of growing demand in that region.

"It is natural that we are considering entering an emerging market to expand our business ... We are considering every possibility," Mazda said in a statement Tuesday. The company, Japan's fifth-biggest car maker by sales volume, said it may establish a base in an emerging economy together with a trading house.

A Mazda spokesman said while Mexico is…
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MAZDA2 to Get 70 MPG SKYACTIV Engine

The new MAZDA2 has many of the features that make it a big success as a subcompact car. It's stylish, sporty, and affordable. There is still one area which Mazda hopes to improve: fuel-efficiency.

"Mazda is renewing its entire powertrain and platform lineup at the same time as   revolutionizing every manufacturing process from R&D through to mass production," said hief Executive Officer Takashi Yamanouch. "There have been no compromises in addressing conflicting goals. Instead, we have implemented a 'breakthrough' approach to technical innovation in all areas that has produced incredible, unexpected results.

The current MAZDA2, with a manual…

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Mazda Launches a New Facebook App

Mazda is joining the popularity of Facebook applications and games like FarmVille with their all new MAZDA2 inspired game, DriverVille.

DriverVille takes from the concept of Farmvilles's personalization and adds you as the driver of an all new MAZDA2 compact car. The promotional game features a series of tasks allowing you to race your friends. If you finish these tasks, you get a MAZDA2 - when you win against your friends, you get upgrades to…
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