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April 1st, 2010

Mazda Highlights Next-Generation SKY-G and SKY-D Gasoline and Diesel Engines

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The direct-injection SKY-G will offers a 15% improvement in fuel economy and deliver 15% more torque than current gasoline engines, Mazda said. A 2.0L SKY-G engine will be as efficient as a current 2.2L diesel. Efficiency improvements in the engine come partly from a higher expansion ratio, optimized combustion, intake volume control and lower friction. Use of Mazda's single-nanotechnology catalyst reduces use of precious metals by more than 70%.

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