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Mazda's SISS, Sassy Stop/Start System

Mazda's SISS, Sassy Stop/Start System

Mazda's joining the stop-start club with a new system that uses a trick approach to give its application better fuel economy and usability. Mazda's Smart Idle Stop System (SISS) astounds engineers by throwing out the starter motor. In concert with Mazda's Direct Injection Spark Ignition (DISI)... read more

September 12, 2008 by  -
 
2009 Mazda MX-5

2009 Mazda MX-5 Miata: Facelift Time

The first shots of the mildly updated 2009 Mazda MX-5 have leaked on to the Web. The changes are limited to a resculpted front end, where the themes of the Mazda 6 and the... read more September 3, 2008 by  4


 
2009 Nissan Maxima

NHTSA Hearts Ford SUVs; IIHS Digs Maxima, Mazda6

The latest round of safety ratings from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) are in, and the... read more August 18, 2008 by 


 
2009 Volkswagen Tiguan

The Week in Reverse

Will Chrysler really ditch passenger cars for trucks, and get in bed with Nissan? Our bet is yes, but no telling if the resulting love child will have Chrysler pizzazz... read more August 8, 2008 by  2


 
2009 Mazda Mazda6

2009 Mazda6: Ready for the Clash of the Titans?

When it comes to mid-size sedans, who are the top four players? Toyota Camry. Honda Accord. Nissan Altima. Chevrolet Malibu. These cars sell in big numbers. Even though Mazda... read more August 8, 2008 by 


 
2008 Mazda Kazamai concept

Mazda Kazamai Crossover Set for Moscow Debut

Mazda's given a name to the crossover concept vehicle it will put on display at the Moscow auto show next month. It's "Kazamai," which means "swirling crosswinds" in... read more July 15, 2008 by 


 
2010 Mazda3

Daily Debate: 2010 Mazda3 or Clever Photochop?

Could this be the next Mazda3? The car fans over at WorldCarFans think they have the scoop on the new Mazda3, which is likely waiting in the wings for a 2010 debut. The blog... read more June 30, 2008 by  1


 
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Who Needs a Hybrid for Good Mileage?

Try to find a Prius. Go ahead, we dare ya! A few random calls to dealers around the country reveals that you won't locate many, if any, of the popular hybrids on Toyota's... read more June 27, 2008 by  3


 
2008 Mazda CX-9

Mazda Promises 30 Percent Gain in Fuel Economy by 2015

Mazda says it will boost the fuel economy of its vehicle lineup by 30 percent by 2015. The Japanese automaker promises the new fuel economy levels will be reached in a... read more June 23, 2008 by 


 
Mazda Miata versus BMW Z3

Gas Prices' Flip Side: Roadsters Are Now Practical

Who among us hasn't wistfully wished for a summer or two with a two-seat convertible? Unfortunately, practicality reigns in most of our lives, and dreams of carefree... read more June 10, 2008 by  4


 
2009 Mazda RX-8

The 2009 Mazda RX-8 Is Nigh

While I'm updating you on world affairs and new-car intros, it wouldn't hurt to point out the 2009 Mazda RX-8 has arrived stateside, and soon you'll be able to see one in the... read more June 6, 2008 by  3


 
2008 Chevrolet Malibu

And the Best Interior Is...

Ward's Automotive has picked its best interiors of 2008--and Chevrolet, Jaguar, Suzuki, Chrysler, Mazda, and Audi will be bringing home trophies. The "Interior of the Year"... read more June 4, 2008 by  1


 

More Cars Turn to Costly Premium Fuel

There was a time, when gasoline was cheap, when motorists would often upgrade to premium fuel, hoping to “baby” their cars and trucks. In most cases, it was a waste... read more April 14, 2008 by 


 

Mazda Wants the 2 For America

Mazda is considering adding the subcompact 2 to the company's lineup in North America in the not too distant future. Jim O'Sullivan, president of Mazda North America, also... read more March 3, 2008 by  8


 

Take Two: 2008 Mazda CX-9

It’s the North American truck of the year, but there’s very little trucklike about the Mazda CX-9, a vehicle we’ve driven several times and admired, and had in the... read more February 18, 2008 by  2


 

TCC Drives: Mazda5

Is it a Euro-sized minivan? A crossover? An MPV? A tall wagon with sliding doors? Whatever way you see it, the 5 is a class of vehicle that we don't have enough of in the... read more February 16, 2008 by  8


 
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