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Expect news from the 2018 Los Angeles Auto Show

Expect news from the 2018 Los Angeles Auto Show.

Comparo

New Corolla vs. Civic, Mazda3, Golf, Cruze and Impreza

So you've read what we thought about the 2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback.Well, now you must be wondering how that new 2019 Corolla stacks up with all the other hatchbacks. And, despite long thinking that hatchbacks were doomed, there are actually quite a lot of them these days. So many, in fact, that we couldn't fit them all in our space-limited comparison chart.

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Video shows a motorcyclist rammed off the road in Sarasota, Fla.

Police in Florida say they've arrested a Sarasota man in connection with a violent road rage incident, captured in a viral video, that injured a motorcyclist.

ETC

We see it in two different display configurations

Most everything divulged about the 2019 Mazda3 so far has focused on the trick Spark Controlled Compression Ignition (SPCCI) Skyactiv-X engine. If a series of photos posted on a Chinese website are accurate, it looks like Mazda has novel plans for the cockpit as well. The three images show a three-color, all-digital gauge cluster in two different configurations. The first configuration places a three-digit speedo in the center of a blue-ringed tachometer, with gear indicator and water temp displ

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HUDs are in more new cars, and they're about to get more sophisticated

Deep Dive

Spark-Controlled Compression Ignition: "Take everything you know about engines and turn it around."

"Take everything you know about engines and turn it around."

Tokyo

Mazda plans to put this into production with a Skyactiv-X engine.

Mazda plans to put this into production with a Skyactiv-X engine.

Tokyo

It will appear alongside a new brand design concept

Mazda will also show the Japanese-market CX-8 and a special-edition MX-5.

Official

Touring and Grand Touring models get more goodies, too.

Bang For The Buck

As a talking point, it won't rival North Korea, world hunger or Mideast peace, but the ongoing tug between car and crossover continues to resonate in the hallways and parking lots around Autoblog HQ.

Official

The automaker is confident there is still life left in internal combustion.

The new engines employ a system that improves fuel economy and reduces emissions.

Official

Some subtle tweaks, but positive ones.

G-Vectoring up, torque down while you Mazda fans corner to this.

Official

The compact car benefits from G-Vectoring Control.

Mazda updated the Mazda3 with the automaker's G-Vectoring Control, which will go on sale today in Japan and make its way to the US later this year.

Report

If a naturally aspirated Skyactiv four-cylinder fits, the turbo will fit too.

The Mazda CX-9's new turbocharged four-cylinder could see duty in the brand's other products, which means it's more of a product planning decision than an engineering one.

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