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Mazda Rotary Engine Coming Back Thanks to New Technology
Mazda Rotary Engine Coming Back Thanks to New Technology

14 Mar 2012, 10:09 UTC / There must’ve been around 1 million pieces of news about the Mazda rotary engine being gone for good, but it seems that the spectacular engine is set to make a comeback after all. Mazda is pre...

 
Mazda Uses Twitter to Confirm Rotary Engine Development
Mazda Uses Twitter to Confirm Rotary Engine Development

11 Oct 2011, 07:49 UTC / Mazda’s rotary engine has been the subject of many rumors, as company CEO Takashi Tamanouchi has assured the world that the carmaker is working on a new generation of the powerplant. Fortun...

 
Mazda RX-8 SPIRIT R and Type RS Final Editions Coming
Mazda RX-8 SPIRIT R and Type RS Final Editions Coming

7 Oct 2011, 09:50 UTC / The Mazda RX8 will be put to sleep in summer 2012, but the car will give us its swan song before it goes away, as the carmaker has announced two final, Japanese Domestic Market-destined, special edi...

 
Mazda Could Develop New Rotary With Audi's Help
Mazda Could Develop New Rotary With Audi's Help

13 Jun 2011, 08:06 UTC / We’ve heard so many rumors regarding either a revival of the RX-7, or the arrival of a new RX-9, that it’s hard to believe any of it. However, Inside Line know their way around a rumor, ...

 
Audi Plans E-REV Using Rotary Engine
Audi Plans E-REV Using Rotary Engine

20 Sep 2010, 08:21 UTC / German car manufacturer Audi has recently revealed plans of developing an extended-range electric vehicle that uses a rotary engine to recharge the batteries. The company is currently testing protot...

 
Europe Bans Mazda RX-8
Europe Bans Mazda RX-8

15 Apr 2010, 09:13 UTC / Sad news for European fans of the Mazda brand, especially for those who were waiting to get behind the wheel of an RX-8 model: the Japanese manufacturer will be forced to withdraw the four-seat spor...

 
How Wankel’s Rotary Engine Works
How Wankel’s Rotary Engine Works

15 Apr 2010, 08:14 UTC / The idea of a rotary engine has intrigued engineers and inventors since the beginning of the internal combustion engine’s inception. Sparked by another industrial revolution, the need for effi...

 
New Mazda RX-7 on the Drawing Board
New Mazda RX-7 on the Drawing Board

26 Oct 2009, 10:24 UTC / You must remember Mazda’s Furai race-car based concept car that looks absolutely staggering. At the time of launch, Mazda officials explained the design as being based on the Nagare philosoph...

 
Mazda Dealer Auto Frey to Host Sports Rally
Mazda Dealer Auto Frey to Host Sports Rally

5 Aug 2009, 09:12 UTC / An international Mazda Cosmo Sport rally, scheduled to take place in Gersthofen, Germany, from  August 10 to 15, 2009, will gather a group of Cosmo Sport owners from around the world and f...

 
Mazda RX-7 Still on Track
Mazda RX-7 Still on Track

13 Feb 2009, 10:50 UTC / With the economic recession slashing sales all around the world and with most automakers going short on cash, discontinuing models that are not even close to meeting the current market demands seems...