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Mazda's Skyactiv technology wins award

GasBuddy Blog -- Mazda North American Operations (MNAO) recently was honored as a recipient of the inaugural "2013 Green Car Technology Award," as presented by Green Car Journal. Announced during a press conference at the Washington (DC) Auto Show, Mazda's SKYACTIV®1 TECHNOLOGY was selected among a list of 10 top automotive technology finalists. SKYACTIV TECHNOLOGY is the brand's all-new engineering approach toward increasing overall vehicle efficiency, performance and fuel economy, while reducing CO2 emissions. Developed within Mazda Motor Corporation's (MC) headquarters in Hiroshima, Japan, SKYACTIV TECHNOLOGY consists of advanced engineering and manufacturing processes to produce redesigned lightweight yet stronger components in the form of engine, transmission...

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honda0105
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 12:02:02 AM

what type engine, knurled?
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I purchased a CX-5 in October after driving full-size pick-ups for the past 20 years. The switch was difficult at first considering the difference in sizes. But man-o-man, the fuel savings is mind boggling. With a 40/60 mix of highway/city driving I'm averaging 32 mpg.
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Message Posted: Feb 13, 2013 5:58:09 AM

congratulations to Mazda.
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honda0105
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Message Posted: Feb 13, 2013 5:57:33 AM

sawdust: of course it's old news, it's a blog entry. Blogs, by their nature often reference older material.
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Green cars are great if you can afford one. Payback in savings of fuel costs goes straight into replacing expensive battery packs.
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Message Posted: Feb 11, 2013 4:57:38 PM

We will see how much this costs in the future.
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Message Posted: Feb 11, 2013 4:32:41 PM

More from Japan.
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Message Posted: Feb 11, 2013 12:56:24 PM

Love the new Mazda vehicles
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I like Mazda!!
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No Change
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Message Posted: Feb 11, 2013 12:09:21 PM

Again, i keep my old clunker, 24 mpg!!!!!!!!!!!
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Old news.
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Message Posted: Feb 11, 2013 12:04:05 PM

old article!!!
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Another p.r. article.
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A reply.
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Yadda yadda yadda...
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Message Posted: Feb 11, 2013 12:01:24 PM

That's great for Mazda.
But the article leaves doubt about Mazda being the only one awarded.
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Message Posted: Feb 11, 2013 11:58:45 AM

Excellent, need cars that use less gasoline or alternative fuels.
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Yesterday's news
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Good for Mazda.
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Old news.
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Message Posted: Feb 11, 2013 11:51:27 AM

As I said YESTERDAY, way to go Mazda.
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...old post; please delete..........................
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Old news
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Old Story
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ok
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This is a repeat
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old
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Message Posted: Feb 11, 2013 11:41:42 AM

Yeah, great until you you get in an accident and have to repair the vehicle.
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Same old news!
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OK
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I think I knew this yesterday.......
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Getting stale
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ok
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Lets see how well it hold up to 120k + miles before we all jump up and down over it.
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Very cool.
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wave of the future, just make it affordable
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Only time will tell.
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Sounds good. Just need to make it affordable.
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I just wish there wasa a car REALLY BUILT in America, not simply ASSEMBLED here from FOREIGN PARTS.

Thnks, UAW, for taking jobs AWAY from Americans.
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Message Posted: Feb 11, 2013 11:31:23 AM

sounds good, is it still in the testing phase or is it in production.
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Old news - move on!
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Buy From DETROIT..
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I'm with JJ
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Zoooooooooooooooooooooooom Zoooooooooooooooooooooooooom
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Message Posted: Feb 11, 2013 11:21:24 AM

Let's hope it doesn't go the way of the Mazda Wankel engine from the late '70s.
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old
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Message Posted: Feb 11, 2013 11:20:18 AM

mfgrendon:
"I wouldn't touch a Ford if you paid me."

Skyactiv cars are not Fords. Ford sold their 20% stake at the pit of the Great Recession and retain less than 5% I believe, which is not enough to have any influence over the way the company does business.
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old news
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Need a new story please.
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