Tag Archives: Mazda

Why A Tiny Fish Is Stalling The New Toyota-Mazda Factory In Alabama

A small, Alabama-native fish species that rarely grows longer than an inch had a big impact on the 2,400-acre site of the planned $1.6-billion plant for Toyota and Mazda. A lawsuit about the fish’s potential for extinction with development in the area was filed in June, and the automakers announced that work to build…

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Lawsuit Claims $1.6-Billion Toyota-Mazda Factory Could Push Fish Species To Extinction

During the entire last half of 2017, more than a dozen U.S. states were making a fuss to become the site of a $1.6-billion production plant for Toyota and Mazda. Now that the companies have picked Alabama, the fuss has changed—the plant could put a rare fish species at risk of extinction, according to a recent lawsuit.

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Mazda 6s May Face Recall Over Corrosion-Related Steering Failures

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is looking into a corrosion issue at Mazda following over 20 reports from owners who say rust in their 2009-2010 Mazda 6s has caused, or nearly caused, a steering failure.

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This Is The Most Baffling Craigslist Post About A Mazda Protege I’ve Ever Seen

This is a Craigslist post from Rhode Island selling a 1993 Mazda Protege. That shouldn’t be a big deal. But this Protege, while it appears to be in quite good shape, is missing something. Specifically, it’s missing well over a foot and a half of Mazda Protege. And, what makes it even more incredible is that this fact…

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If You Want To Know How Good Modern Cars Are, Drive A Cheap Small Car Now

There’s a Plymouth Colt that lives in my neighborhood in Brooklyn. The name alone should tell you how old it is, and what it is—a miserable shitbox of a car from the 1980s. I don’t know how long it’s been living there, since at least 2003, I’m told, but one thing is for sure: it’s a survivor.

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The Turbocharged 2018 Mazda 6 Is Nicer But It’s No Four-Door Miata

The 2018 Mazda 6 is prettier than ever, and its top-trim interior is downright elegant. It also finally has the thing we’ve been craving from this sporty midsize sedan for years now—more power. But despite improvements to the suspension and an extra 60-plus horses from a new turbocharger, this 6 feels like a move…

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These Japanese Automakers Have Fascinating Histories Behind Their Names

By now, we know that there are more accurate ways to pronounce the names of Japanese automakers than the ones that we dumb Americans have been using. Mazda, for instance, is pronounced “Matsuda” in Japan. But did you know that there are also very fascinating historical and cultural reasons behind some of these names?

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What Do You Want To Know About The Turbocharged 2018 Mazda 6?

The turbocharged 2018 Mazda 6 will likely be one of the best-value sporty sedans you can buy new. On Tuesday, we’ll be spending some time with the 250 horsepower four-door and the people who built it. So what do you want to know?

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What Do You Want To Know About The Turbocharged 2018 Mazda6?

The turbocharged 2018 Mazda6 will likely be one of the best-value sporty sedans you can buy new. On Tuesday, we’ll be spending some time with the 250 horsepower four-door and the people who built it. So what do you want to know?

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How Do Mazda’s Engineers Reduce Turbo Lag In SkyActiv Engines?

Automakers are obsessed with turbocharging everything at the moment, being that consumers are demanding ever more power and low-end torque feel from their cars, while attempting to meet fuel economy expectations at the same time. That low-end boost is provided a number of ways, but effectively manufacturers desire the…

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