Mazda Hybrid, CNG Models LineUp for Tokyo Show

October 24, 2013 / No Comments

The current trend toward hybrid vehicles is what Mazda too is looking seriously at.  In fact, the introduction of its Skyactiv technologies has placed the company on to a higher pedestal of late. The car maker is now lining up a couple of new models, and from what we get to know, the US will soon see its Mazda6 Skyactiv-D ...

Mazda EV for the US Likely in 2018

December 16, 2011 / No Comments

Mazda is currently busy with their Skyactiv technology and is planning to launch an EV by 2018 for the US market. Market researchers have forecast that the launch will be at California,  as the number of potential buyers are more there - and as far as an automotive company is concerned, boosting sales is their primary motto. It is true that 2018 ...

Daimler & Toyota Negotiating New Deal on Hybrid Tech

September 23, 2010 / No Comments

Daimler and Toyota are engaged in negotiating a new deal, so that Daimler may earn the license of Toyota’s Hybrid technology. So far, Daimler has been developing its own hybrid drivetrain technology. Mercedes S400 Hybrid is one such vehicle developed by Daimler. It was the first mass produced hybrid vehicle which possessed a lithium ion battery pack.

We Wee For the Environment – Part 2

October 16, 2009 / 1 Comment

I have heard tales of long-distance truck drivers relieving themselves in gallon milk jugs instead of stopping for a restroom break.  Sometimes they have been thrown out the window instead of stopping for proper disposal.  Now there is a solution to eliminate this potential biohazard road litter in addition to reducing your vehicles NOx emissions.

We Wee For the Environment – Part 1

October 15, 2009 / No Comments

The Mazda CX-7 4X4 is an environmentally-friendly vehicle and is only available in Australia at the present time.  It emits virtually no Nitrous Oxide compounds.  The NOx compounds were blamed during the acid rain fears of the 1960’s.

Mazda’s Hydrogen-powered Hybrid Minivan Coming Next March

June 23, 2008 / No Comments

  Mazda Motor Corp has a hydrogen-powered minivan coming to Japan for lease beginning next March.  The minivan will have hydrogen-combustion and an electric motor. Mazda is the Japanese affiliate of Ford Motor Co. The company received permission from Japan's transport ministry to test the Mazda Premacy Hydrogen RE Hybrid. The Premacy is known as the Mazda5 overseas. The minivan has a ...