New-generation CD Sedan Concept Represents the Most-evolved Form of Mazda’s New ‘KODO — Soul of Motion’ Design Theme and Breakthrough SKYACTIV TECHNOLOGYRead more
Mazda Motor Corporation today announced that its newly-developed SKYACTIV-G 1.3 engine has been named the 2012 “Technology of the Year” by the Automotive Researchers’ and Journalists Conference of Japan (RJC).
The SKYACTIV-G 1.3 engine is available in the Mazda Demio for the Japanese market. RJC chairman, Hiroshi Fukunaga, announced the award after the final round of voting.
Mazda Motor Corporation has developed the world’s first passenger vehicle regenerative braking system that uses a capacitor. The groundbreaking system, which Mazda calls ‘i-ELOOP’, will begin to appear in Mazda’s vehicles in 2012. In real-world driving conditions with frequent acceleration and braking, ‘i-ELOOP’ improves fuel economy by approximately 10 percent.Read more