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New Mazda EV Set for Release in Japan

As governments tighten restrictions on fuel-economy, and climate change concerns continue to grow, it is only to be expected car manufacturers would all begin producing all electric vehicles or hybrids.  The Prius with its 51 miles per gallon fuel economy has been an innovator in its class - but Mazda is about to drop their hat into the ring and steal some of the spotlight.

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Mazda Debuts Updated 2013 MX-5 Miata in Japan

Recently, auto brand Mazda debuted a refreshed version of its MX-5 Miata in Japan, where it is known as the Mazda Roadster. And though the vehicle hasn't been officially announced for the U.S. market, there's a good chance we could be seeing a very similar version in the future.

The 2013 Mazda MX-5 Miata doesn't include huge edits, but it does have several minor ones to hold it over until its…

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Mazda Announces Major Engine Changes for the Future

In the last year, Mazda has completely revolutionized our expectations for fuel-efficient technology. They started from scratch. They rebuilt their engines, their transmissions, and even the chassis of some of their most popular vehicles. The result? A new Mazda3 that gets 27 mpg in the city and 40 mpg on the highway. And it is not a hybrid.

Furthermore, rumors in late 2011 had us thinking Mazda had plans to kill their famous rotary engines…

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Production Model Mazda6 Set to Debut This Fall

Last fall, Mazda unveiled their futuristic Takeri Concept. At the time, we knew it was built on Mazda's new SkyActiv technology, with a lightweight frame and fuel-efficient 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine. The gasoline-powered variant of this technology has since debuted in the Mazda3, and a diesel-powered variant is in the works, as well. And, coming up this fall, this so-called KODO - Soul of Motion design language will make its market debut on the upcoming...

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Mazda Cruises Through Truffula Valley

Mazda's new SkyActiv technology is Lorax approved. Really! Featured in the 2012 Mazda CX-5, SkyActiv combines superior engine power, a lightweight chassis, and class-leading efficiency for the safest, most eco-friendly driving experience yet. And, you can be sure that the new CX-5 is gentle on the environment, because it's the first vehicle to ever receive the "Truffula Tree Seal of Approval."

Like we said, even the Lorax has approved of it. At least...

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New Mazda Dealership Tops Sales in UK

When Eastern Western Motor Group was first established in the first half of the 20th century, the UK-based group had big dreams for their company. Now, after 80 years of offering some of the greatest autos to shoppers in the United Kingdom, they've added another manufacturer to their list: Mazda. We know that's a long way from the greater Knoxville area, but we're proud to see Mazda join one of the...

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Ten Mazda Models Head to the Tokyo Auto Salon

Here in the United States, we wait all year for the annual SEMA show in Las Vegas, where custom cars and aftermarket parts take the stage. Over in Japan, enthusiasts eagerly await the Tokyo Auto Salon, which takes place in January, and where automakers yet again gather to show off their customized vehicles. Not that we're any less excited for this show than we were for SEMA in October, particularly because Mazda has announced...

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Mazda Expands Production South of the Border

Due to a recent collaboration with Mazda Motor Corp. and Sumitomo Corp., Central and Southern American drivers will be finding Mexican built Mazda2  and Mazda3  models at their local dealerships. Located in Salamanca in the state of Guanajuato, the joint expansion will facilitate the growth of Mazda south of the border.

Why Salamanca? Well, according to Mazda President and CEO Takashi Yamanouchi, "Since Mazda established its sales in Mexico six years ago, we have experience...

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Mazda Closes 2011 Race Season with More Wins

You may know about the cutting edge design of the 2012 MAZDA3 or the 2012 MAZDA6, models that embody the brand's racing spirit. What you might also find interesting is how dedicated MAZDASPEED Motorsports is to helping their grassroots kart racers become professional drivers. It is largely because of this commitment Mazda continues to be the number-one brand for road-racers in North America and ends the 2011 racing season with more championships under their…

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