Lost Concept Cars: Mazda Furai

February 4, 2016 0

It seems, to me, you lived your life like a candle in the wind. For a design that’s almost as old as the automotbile itself, the rotary engine is quite a rare sight in cars. Sure, a number of cars over the years have had a stab at conquering the pistonless powerplant: the Citroen GS Birotor, NSU Ro80 … read more

O’Sullivan says Mazda poised for healthy growth

December 28, 2015 0

LOS ANGELES — Jim O’Sullivan, who helped guide Mazda‘s transition from a Ford-controlled affiliate to independent automaker, says he’s leaving the company with the right products in the right segments, and a healthy approach to selling them. O’Sullivan, 62, CEO of Mazda North American Operations since … read more

Auto goodbye: cars we will no longer see in 2016

December 23, 2015 0

With 2015 being close to ending, we’ve gathered a number of cars that will either stop being produced at the end of the year or starting 2016. While car makers would rather witness slow sales than actually stop producing a vehicle, here’s some of the vehicles you will no longer be able to see or … read more

Meet the Halloween Horror Car You Don’t Want to Own

November 1, 2015 0

Owning a car can be pretty a scary proposition sometimes. They can make terrifying noises, break down haphazardly, and haunt your pocketbook for years with an undying zombie-like hunger for more, erm…repairs. And this nightmarish contraption is the culmination of all those haunting habits. Meet the … read more

Mazda’s 2016 lineup includes powertrain shake-ups.

August 24, 2015 0

The Mazda3s Touring’s manual transmission option has been discontinued for 2016, limiting buyers to the range-topping trim if they want a manual transmission paired to the compact’s peppier engine. All four- and five-door models with the 2.0L four-cylinder (denoted by an “i” rather than an “s”) will … read more

Mazda rounds out its Skyactiv lineup

August 24, 2015 0

Updates are coming, and a performance variant is possible, too Updates are coming, and a performance variant is possible, too Mazda‘s Koeru concept is touted as delivering “driving performance.” LOS ANGELES — When it unveils the redesigned CX-9 crossover this fall, Mazda will have built … read more

There Won’t Be A 2016 Mazda5 In The United States

August 11, 2015 0

Mazda North American Operations announced that the Mazda5 minivan will no longer be offered for the 2016 model year.
“There are no plans at this time to bring a replacement Mazda5 to the U.S. market beyond the 2015 model year,” the automaker said in a statement. The announcement isn’t exactly … read more

Mazda Has Officially Killed the Mazda5 Minivan for 2016

August 9, 2015 0

The writing has been on the wall for quite some time now, but that doesn’t make this departure any less sore. In a recent press release, Mazda officially confirmed that its Mazda5 minivan would not live on to see a 2016 model year. 
The compact minivan first debuted in the U.S. market as a 2006 model, … read more

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