Mazda plans to raise its global fleet fuel mileage by 30% without building hybrid vehicles. According to Seita Kanai, Mazda’s research and development chief, said the company does not plan to compete with hybrid offerings from Toyota and Honda. Instead, Mazda will boost fuel economy through weight reduction and improved drivetrains. A few ways Mazda… Read More

Students at the automaker’s Sindelfingen plant have used their skills to develop an alternative powered vehicle called the F-Cell Roadster. A team of 150 trainees from mechatronics, model-building, electronics, coating technology, manufacturing mechanics, product design, and interior appointments conceptualized, developed, and constructed the hydrogen fuel-cell powered show car. Their objective was to integrate alternative drive… Read More