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Mazda to allocate up to 40 percent of R&D efforts to hybrids by 2015

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 automa

REPORT: Toyota to supply Mazda with hybrid components, new model coming in 2013

2009 Mazda Tribute Hybrid - Click above for high-res image gallery

REPORT: Mazda looking to raise $1.1B to catch up in hybrid race

2009 Mazda Tribute - Click above for high-res image gallery

REPORT: Mazda to release new fuel efficient engine in 2011

Mazda RX-8 R3 - Click above for high-res image gallery

Mazda goes big for hybrids in next decade

Zoom Zoom may soon rhyme with Green Green as Mazda has added itself to the growing list of automakers investing heavily in hybrid automotive technology. While it's true that the Japanese automaker has offered a hybrid version of its Tribute SUV, that car is really little more than a rebadged Ford Escape Hybrid.