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

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

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

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

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It will appear alongside a new brand design concept

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

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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.

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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.

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Some subtle tweaks, but positive ones.

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

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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.

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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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The improved performance is invisible, and that's the point.

Complete list of winners in every model segment announced.

Strategic Vision's Total Quality Impact awards go to vehicles based on survey responses while also focusing on the intangible aspects of vehicle ownership.

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The next Mazdaspeed models are still a few years away.

Mazda will focus its engineering resources on the next generation of Skyactiv engines rather than on building new Mazdaspeed versions of the 3 or 6. Those carswill arrive eventually, though.

Recalls

Mazda is issuing a stop sale and recall on the 2015-2016 Mazda3 because 14,406 of them in the US could have a fuel leak from the charcoal emissions canister.

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From drag races to roominess comparison, the Mazda3 came out ahead of the Audi A3 and BMW 1-Series in a diesel-hatchback comparison.

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It's an over-played trope that senior citizens are bad with technology. Its regular use as a comedic device, though, overshadows a more dire circumstance that comes when elderly citizens are paired with gizmos and gadgets they don't fully understand.

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