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Mazda i-ELOOP regenerative braking system with capacitor storage

Mazda's Regenerative Braking System Switches Batteries For Capacitors

When it comes to storing energy, batteries aren’t always the ideal medium. While they typically discharge energy in predictable, linear fashion, batteries can be slow to charge and slow to discharge. Worse, batteries have a finite life cycle. Capacitors, on the other hand, are quick to charge... read more

November 29, 2011 by 
 
Joe Foster and Patrick Dempsey - Dempsey Racing photo

Dempsey Racing Expands To American Le Mans Series LMPC Class

It's no secret that actor/racer Patrick Dempsey thoroughly enjoyed his experience two years ago racing in the 24 Heures du Mans, where he drove a Ferrari LM GT2 for far more... read more November 14, 2011 by 


 
Mazda's Turbo2 concept for SEMA 2011. Image: Mazda

Ford Focus Electric Priced, 2013 Range Rover, SEMA Galore: Today's Car News

The opening day of the 2011 SEMA show is behind us, and we now have a bevy of modified hardware to ogle, including the Mazda MX-5 Spyder, a gaggle of B-Spec race cars, some... read more November 2, 2011 by 


 
Mazda MRLS Support Vehicle

Mazda5 Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca Support Vehicle At SEMA

In its barrage of five releases at this week's 2011 SEMA show, Mazda introduced the Mazda5 Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca (MRLS) Support Vehicle. You gotta' love auto names so... read more November 1, 2011 by 


 
Mazda's MX-5 Super20, refreshed for SEMA 2011

Mazda Refreshes The MX-5 Super20 For SEMA 2011

In honor of the 20th anniversary of the Mazda MX-5 Miata, Mazda celebrated by building the MX-5 Super20 for SEMA 2010. One year later, the car is back with a new paint scheme... read more November 1, 2011 by 


 
Mazda's MX-5 Spyder concept

Mazda Shows MX-5 Spyder Concept At SEMA

Mazda’s MX-5 is officially certified as the best-selling two-seat roadster in the world, and it’s hard to find a car that better defines affordable performance... read more November 1, 2011 by 


 
Mazda's Turbo2 concept for SEMA 2011. Image: Mazda

Mazda Turbo2 Concept At SEMA: Fast Now Comes In Size Small

Our first experience with a Mazdaspeed3 powered Mazda2 came during this year’s One Lap of America, where the pint-sized pocket-rocket quickly won over our hearts and... read more November 1, 2011 by 


 
Rotary engine

Will The Rotary Engine Power Mazda's Future--With The Help Of Electricity?

To many purists, Mazda will forever be linked to the rotary engine that the company first launched in the 1968 Familia Rotary Coupe. Throughout the years, rotary engines have... read more November 1, 2011 by 


 
2011 Mazda MX-5 Spyder Concept

Maxda MX-5 Spyder And Turbo2 Concepts Headed For SEMA

Mazda likes to march to the beat of its own drum—exemplified in its 'zoom-zoom' ethos and far-out design concepts—and its SEMA announcement sticks with that... read more October 28, 2011 by 


 
2011 Mazda Takeri Concept

2011 Mazda Takeri Concept: 2011 Tokyo Motor Show Preview

When Mazda said its new ‘Kodo-Soul of Motion’ design theme would be influencing its future models, it certainly wasn’t lying. In a little over 12 months... read more October 24, 2011 by 


 
B-Spec racers in formation for first group test

B-Spec Race Cars Complete First Group Test

When you think of the Honda Fit, Fiat 500, Mazda2, or Ford Fiesta, your first thought probably isn't, "hey, that'd make a great road racing car!" That's exactly what the new... read more October 20, 2011 by 


 
Rotary engine

Mazda Working On New Rotary Engine With Skyactiv Tech?

On, off, on, off--it's not a light switch, it's Mazda's program for its next rotary engine. While speaking about commitment to the history and soul of the company out of one... read more October 11, 2011 by 


 
2011 Mazda RX-8 Spirit R

Mazda Sending Out RX-8 With Special Edition Spirit R

In August we were sad to report that Mazda was ending production of its RX-8 sports car and with no successor in sight will effectively end production of the world’s... read more October 7, 2011 by 


 
Driven: 2010 Mazda Mazdaspeed3 Sport

2012 Mazda Mazdaspeed3 Priced From $24,795

Mazda is introducing a revamped Mazda3 for 2012 and this week announced pricing details for the range, which goes on sale over the coming months. The model we’re most... read more October 5, 2011 by 


 
2012 Mazda CX-5

Mazda First Automaker To Implement Ultra-High Tensile Steel

Mazda will be the first automaker to implement the use of 1,800 megapascal (approximately 261,000 psi) ‘ultra-high tensile steel’ in a mainstream vehicle with the... read more October 4, 2011 by 


 
2010 Mazda RX-8

Mazda Ends RX-8 Production, No Rotary Successor In Sight

Mazda has reportedly ceased production of its RX-8 sports car, the only rotary-powered vehicle currently on the market, and possibly the last. The reason is due to falling... read more August 22, 2011 by 


 
 

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