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Wankel-Man Sings His Love for Rotary Engine
Wankel-Man Sings His Love for Rotary Engine

5 Oct 2012, 13:35 UTC / This year, Mazda’s 45 year history of using the rotary engine came to an end. In June, the last RX-8 rolled off the Mazda production line in Hiroshima. This was the only car in the world produ...

 
Six-Rotor Wankel Makes a Great Noise
Six-Rotor Wankel Makes a Great Noise

28 Jul 2012, 06:52 UTC / The only major car manufacturer to have used the Wankel rotary engine is was Mazda. Sadly, now they’ve moved on to more efficient ways of powering automobiles and, at least for now, no more ro...

 
Mazda Wankel Rumored to Become Hydrogen-Powered Range Extender
Mazda Wankel Rumored to Become Hydrogen-Powered Range Extender

11 Jun 2012, 10:01 UTC / Mazda have been using the Wankel rotary engine since the 1960s and have steadily improved the concept over the past five decades, having used it in racing and road cars with varying degrees of succe...

 
GWA Ciento Once Revives the Mercedes C111
GWA Ciento Once Revives the Mercedes C111

5 Jan 2011, 16:40 UTC / The iconic Mercedes C111 is making a comeback under the “Ciento Once” name, thanks to Arturo Alonso, the man behind GWA Tuning. No, it won’t use a rotary diesel engine like the ori...

 
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...