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Mazda SKYACTIV-X Engine

Mazda’s SKYACTIV-X Breaks Cover

Reducing greenhouse gas emissions is not simply a case of switching cars to electric power–at least until the whole world runs on renewable energy.
Mazda 6 Turbo Sedan

Six Ways Technology Improves the 2018 Mazda6

Here are six top technology features that further improve this impressive midsize sedan for 2018.
Mazda BOSE audio system

Mazda and BOSE® put your music center stage in the CX-5

Engineers strategically placed five of the CX-5’s 10 BOSE® speakers ahead of the front seats for optimal sound imaging.
Mazda Cylinder Deactivation Fuel Efficient Engine

Mazda’s New Cylinder-Deactivation Offers Improved Fuel-Efficiency Without Sacrificing Driving Performance

Available on the 2018 Mazda CX-5 and 2018 Mazda6, Mazda is the only automaker to offer cylinder-deactivation technology on a four-cylinder engine in North America.
New Mazda 2017 CX5

Mazda’s G-Vectoring Control Uses Engine Timing to Help Make Driving Better

Mazda’s-exclusive G-Vectoring Control (GVC) technology uses engine timing to control chassis dynamics, leading to smoother, more accurate steering inputs.
2017 Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring

What’s the Diff? Mazda CX-5 Unlocks ‘Secret’ Off-Road Mode

The net effect of the CX-5’s clever i-ACTIV AWD is that, like the rest of the vehicle, it helps the CX-5 punch far above its weight.
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Mazda’s Innovative SKYACTIV-X Earns Popular Science’s ‘Best of What’s New’

It's only been two months since Mazda introduced SKYACTIV-X, and it’s already being recognized by Popular Science as a “Best of What’s New.”
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Five Things You Need to Know About The World’s First Commercial Compression Ignition Engine

Even after more than 100 years of internal combustion engine technology, Mazda believes there’s plenty of progress still to be made. That’s why engineers at Mazda have spent decades working toward developing an internal combustion engine that has the power and efficiency of a diesel but can run on much-more-common gasoline.
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Mazda Ushers In The World’s First Commercial Compression Ignition Engine and Revolutionary Platform Innovations to Lead in Engine Technologies

These new technologies combine performance and efficiency across all aspects of the vehicle to make driving better.
2017 Mazda 6

Focusing on the Driver Helps Create a Safer Automotive Society

Mazda's safety philosophy, which guides the research and development of safety technologies, is based on understanding, respecting and trusting the driver.
2017 CX-5 Aqua-tech Paint

Mazda’s Innovative Aqua-Tech Paint Provides Environmentally Friendly Color a Beautiful Complement to KODO Design

Mazda developed a new painting process that not only enhances the quality of the paint but also reduces its impact on the environment.

Strength and Sensibility Drive CX-5 To Excellence

Engineers at Mazda have been working tirelessly to make the 2017 CX-5 crossover a great driving and safer SUV. For Mazda, the two go hand in hand.
Mazda Electromagnetic Testing Room CX-5

Moving computers: Testing how advanced technology affects and supports today’s cars

The anechoic chamber, decked out in futuristic black and white tile, is the main room used to test the effects of electromagnetic waves on Mazda vehicles.
Mazda SKYACTIV Parts

Performance Art

An up-close look at the artistry of Mazda’s SKYACTIV Technology, and discover how Mazda’s engines combine class-leading performance with world-beating efficiency.
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Engines Made by Hand

Keeping yesteryear’s cars and trucks on the road, the Mazda’s Miyoshi Proving Grounds plays home to a little-known factory that’s tasked with preserving the past.

Over 250 Targeted Improvements Enhance the Pleasure of Driving a Mazda

These involve building beauty into spots that mostly go unseen by customers, including fine details such as the openings for the doors and lift gate, the inside of the wheel wells and the fit and finish of the interior.
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The 2017 Mazda3 with Innovative G-Vectoring Control Creates Next-Level Driving Experience

Mazda seeks to make the driving experience more pleasurable. How does it do this? Mazda calls it Jinba Ittai, the connection when the vehicle feels like a natural extension of body.

Better by Design – The Case for Predictive AWD

Where traditional AWD systems measure only relative wheel speed, the i-ACTIV AWD system monitors 27 different variables more than 200 times per second.

How can the right kind of pressure create a better-driving SUV?

By using a valve to increase the velocity of exhaust leaving the SKYACTIV®-G 2.5T engine and recirculated through the turbo, turbo lag is virtually eliminated.