Mazda’s Upcoming New Engines / Lightweight Chassis Designs

Posted: October 21, 2010 in Being Green, Green Technology

Mazda is developing a whole new standard ICE lineup of fuel efficient gas (direct injection) and diesel engines.

Highlights of the SKYACTIV technologies from Mazda’s Press Release (more info in link below):

  • SKYACTIV-G: a next-generation highly-efficient direct-injection gasoline engine with the world’s highest compression ratio of 14.0:1
  • SKYACTIV-D: a next-generation clean diesel engine with the world’s lowest compression ratio of 14.0:1
  • SKYACTIV-Drive: a next-generation highly-efficient automatic transmission
  • A next-generation manual transmission with a light shift feel, compact size and significantly reduced weight
  • A next-generation lightweight, highly-rigid body with outstanding crash safety performance
  • A next-generation high-performance lightweight chassis that balances precise handling with a comfortable rid

Mazda Corporate Site Link

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