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    Geneva: Mazda Hazumi Concept previews next Mazda2 in Geneva [w/videos]
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    The official photos of Mazda's Hazumi concept leaked out yesterday, but we have finally gotten to see it in real life at the Geneva Motor Show. Our view is that its Kodo lines looks as good on the diminutive car's sheet metal as they did in photos. The Hazumi was designed to appear to be ...

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    Official: Mazda Hazumi concept presages next Mazda2
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    Looks like Mazda's big Geneva Motor Show debut is actually something quite small. Teased here, the Hazumi concept "points the way to the future" for the brand's subcompact offering, the Mazda2. Details are slim as of this writing, but from what we can see in the image above, the Hazumi will use ...

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    Detroit: 2014 Mazda Skyactiv Prototype looks ready for Daytona
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    With less than two weeks before the Mazda Skyactiv Prototype makes its race debut at the 2014 Rolex 24 at Daytona, the Japanese Zoom-Zoom brand brought its diesel-powered racer to the floor of the 2014 Detroit Auto Show. The red prototype marks Mazda's return to prototype racing, and will ...

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    Official: Mazda delays US launch of Skyactiv-D engine
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    Japanese automakers haven't lead the charge towards diesel power in the same way as, say, the Germans have. But Mazda is out to change that. It has been following Audi's lead on the racetrack with oil-burning racecars right here in America, and will soon translate that excitement to the road by ...

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    Motorsports: Mazda details diesel prototype at Daytona test
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    Diesel has without a doubt become the dominant fuel in the modern era of endurance racing. The 24 Hours of Le Mans has been won under diesel power for the past eight years running, as has every race in the FIA World Endurance Championship since its inauguration in 2012. Yet there will only be one ...

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    Motorsports: Mazda returning to top-tier racing with diesel-powered prototype in USCC
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    Mazda has unveiled its latest challenger in the top flight of endurance racing, a diesel-powered prototype that will campaign the inaugural, 2014 Tudor United SportsCar Championship. The new Skyactiv-D-powered car will make its race debut at January's Rolex 24 at Daytona. "This is the most ...

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    Official: Mazda surprises us with four SEMA previews
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    While the cars to look forward to at this year's SEMA show in Las Vegas are starting to stack up pretty high – Ford alone is bringing 57 vehicles – we hadn't gotten word about what Mazda was up to before now. A shadowy digital figure has reached out to the Autoblog staff, providing us ...

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    Confirmed: Mazda6 diesel delayed until April
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    Diesel enthusiasts waiting on the new Skyactiv-D-powered Mazda6 will have to wait a bit longer. The shapely fuel-efficient four-door has just had its North American launch pushed back to April, due to delays in emissions testing. Mazda had originally planned to launch the Mazda6 diesel before the ...

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    Official: Mazda reports strong Skyactiv sales, plans to boost output 25%
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    Mazda is set to expand production of its Skyactiv engines after critical and commercial acclaim for the fuel-sipping powerplants. The Japanese manufacturer has a number of plans in the works to bump up production, with the first being a 25-percent increase in output from its Hiroshima, Japan ...

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    Motorsports: Mazda Skyactiv-D racer first diesel to run at Indy in 60 years
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    While it may not be touting the old "Win on Sunday, sell on Monday" axiom we all know and love, Mazda recognizes that racing can only improve its cars. And so it's no surprise that the Japanese automaker is testing and refining its Skyactiv-D diesel engine by sending it out on various race tracks ...

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    Motorsports: Mazda6 Skyactiv-D racecar gets first win at Road Atlanta
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    Mazda has a long motorsports history, and one that is peppered with fascinating cars. The latest chapter in Mazda's racing story has just been written, as Joel Miller and Andrew Carbonell have driven the Visit Florida Racing Mazda6 Skyactiv-D to the car's first ever victory at the Rolex Grand-Am ...

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    Quick Spin: 2014 Mazda6 Skyactiv-D Wagon
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    This was sort of a quirky surprise drive opportunity. I've been over here in Italy for a while now, and Mazda Italia contacted me seemingly out of the blue to drive test some version of the Mazda6 with a diesel engine. Supremo. The Mazda6 is a sexy everyday beast and I have been digging their ...

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    Video: Mazda6 GX Grand-Am racer goes where no diesel sedan has gone before
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    There has never been a four-door diesel sedan in the Grand-Am series, until now: The blunt, bewinged grille of the Mazda6 GX has blown right through that wall. It's said that racing improves the breed, but usually the breed has gone on sale when the racing begins. One of the unusual aspects of ...

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    Official: Mazda6 diesel to race at Rolex 24, team and drivers announced
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    Mazda is getting serious about showing off the Skyactiv-D turbo-diesel four-cylinder engine in the Mazda6. The automaker has just announced it will campaign three diesel Mazda6 racers in the Grand-Am GX class of the upcoming 2013 Rolex 24 at Daytona in a quest to walk away with the company's 24th ...

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    Official: Diesel-powered Mazda6 going racing in Grand-Am Series
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    The diesel version of the 2014 Mazda6 won't be hitting North American showrooms until the middle of next year, but we won't have to wait that long to see the car in action. Mazda will enter its midsize sedan in the new Grand-Am GX class with a Skyactiv-D clean diesel engine under the hood, and ...

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    Los Angeles: Mazda announces diesel engine for Mazda6, larger 2.5L for CX-5
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    As we reported earlier, Mazda is making some waves at the 2012 LA Auto Show by announcing the 2014 Mazda6 sedan will bow with a 2.2-liter clean-diesel engine under its hood in North America. The Skyactiv-D engine will show up on the option sheet after the Mazda6 sedan goes on sale in January with ...

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    Motorsports: Mazda Skyactiv-D diesel to power Dempsey Racing LMP2 challenger at Le Mans
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    The Grand AM GX class isn't the only place where Mazda will be running its 2.2-liter turbocharged Skyactiv-D four-cylinder diesel next year: it will power the LMP2 contender fielded by Dempsey Racing, a team co-owned by actor Patrick Dempsey. Mazda will also provide the engine to other teams ...

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    Official: Mazda to run Skyactiv-D diesel engine in 2013 Grand Am GX class
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    Race teams in the Grand Am GX class can now get their hands on a new diesel powerplant. Mazda has announced the company will supply the new Skyactiv-D for the 2013 season. The race engines will use a stock 2.2-liter block with a two-stage turbo, just like the production version. Redline sits at a ...

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    Quick Spin: 2013 Mazda CX-5 [w/video]
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    Camouflage Can't Disguise A Winning Heart While the recent struggles of its larger countrymen have been well publicized, Mazda finds itself at something of a quiet turning point. It would be hard to blame the Japanese automaker for kicking back and enjoying the warm fuzzies it's earned over the ...

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    Mazda groups suite of new technologies under the "SkyActiv" umbrella
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    Mazda's SkyActiv technologies – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Perhaps Mazda was given a chance to play with Mercedes-Benz's nomenclature machine, but the Japanese firm has adjusted the name of its Sky technologies to SkyActiv. These represent the updated components that will appear ...

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