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Mazda is not a company that we commonly associate with hybrid vehicles, for good reason. Mazda has only ever offered one hybrid vehicle, the Tribute, and it was nothing more than a re-badged Ford Escape. To consider Mazda a serious player in the hybrid segment, the automaker must offer us something more. Recently, Mazda signed a licensing agreement with hybrid behemoth Toyota, and that's definitely a step in the right direction, If Mazda is trying to convince us that hybrids are in its blood, th

Mazda has announced plans to launch its new Sky Concept powertrains in the U.S. beginning in 2011. The Sky technologies will help the brand meet its goal of reducing fuel consumption by 30 percent by 2015. The Sky technologies include a Sky-G engine, a Sky-Drive transmission and a Sky-D engine.

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