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Mazda to Double Annual Production Capacity of SKYACTIV Engines to 800,000 units

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HIROSHIMA, Japan (July 3, 2012) – Mazda Motor Corporation now announced it will double prolongation ability during a engine plant in Hiroshima. Production volume will be augmenting from 400,000 units to 800,000 units per year in Oct 2012. The plant produces SKYACTIV-D diesel engines and SKYACTIV-G gasoline engines. The ability boost is done in response to augmenting direct for cars incorporating a company’s SKYACTIV TECHNOLOGY1. It is done probable by Mazda’s continued office of a rarely fit stretchable prolongation complement regulating multipurpose equipment. 

The SKYACTIV-G is a rarely efficient, new-generation direct-injection gasoline engine. Mazda engineers overcame a problem of aberrant combustion, ordinarily famous as “knocking”, to grasp a world’s top application ratio for a mass prolongation gasoline engine for vehicles2. It is now accessible in a Mazda Demio for a Japanese market, a Mazda Axela (known abroad as a Mazda3) for a North American and Australian market, and a Mazda CX-5, now being launched in markets around a world. It will also be accessible in a subsequent era Mazda Atenza (known abroad as Mazda6) to be expelled after this year.

The SKYACTIV-D is a new-generation purify diesel engine that complies with tellurian empty gas regulations but a need for a dear nitrogen oxide (NOx) aftertreatment system. It achieves a world’s lowest application ratio for a mass prolongation diesel engine for vehicles2. The initial indication to be versed with a SKYACTIV-D is a Mazda CX-5 for a Japanese, European and Australian markets. It will also be accessible in a subsequent era Mazda Atenza/Mazda6 to be expelled after this year.

Mazda intends to sell 1,700,000 units globally in a mercantile year finale Mar 2016. Models contracting SKYACTIV TECHNOLOGY are approaching to comment for 80 percent of sum sales.

History of Mazda’s SKYACTIV TECHNOLOGY

2009 October: World entrance of SKY CONCEPT during a 41st Tokyo Motor Show

2010 October: Announced outline of SKYACTIV TECHNOLOGY

2011 June: Facelifted Mazda Demio featuring SKYACTIV-G gasoline engine launched in Japan

 

2011 September: Facelifted Mazda Axela featuring SKYACTIV-G and SKYACTIV-DRIVE delivery launched in Japan

2012 February: Mazda CX-5, a initial in Mazda’s array of new products featuring a full operation of SKYACTIV TECHNOLOGY (SKYACTIV-G or SKYACTIV-D, SKYACTIV-DRIVE, SKYACTIV-CHASSIS and SKYACTIV-BODY)

 

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1          An powerful tenure for Mazda’s new-generation technologies, including SKYACTIV-G gasoline engine, SKYACTIV-D diesel engine, SKYACTIV-DRIVE involuntary transmission, high-performance light weight SKYACTIV-CHASSIS and lightweight and rarely firm SKYACTIV-BODY

2          As of Jun 2012 (Mazda data)

 

 

 

Mazda North American Operations is headquartered in Irvine, Calif. and oversees a sales, marketing, tools and patron use support of Mazda vehicles in a United States and Mexico by some-more than 700 dealers.  Operations in Mexico are managed by Mazda Motor de Mexico in Mexico City.

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