iStop system

  • 2012 Mazda3 SkyActiv 2.0

    Over several years, Mazda's i-Stop engine start-stop feature has helped owners in other markets to save on their fuel budget—and it's helped commuters in some of the most traffic-clogged areas be a little greener.

  • 2011 Mazda2 exterior and detail
    Slow U.S. Adoption of Start-Stop Systems: The Real Reasons

    Sometimes even well-informed industry analysts get it wrong. Or miss the forest for the trees. A recent posting by Pike Research, entlted "Europe Leads, U.S. Lags In Start-Stop Hybrids," correctly notes that adoption of start-stop systems is well advanced in Europe, but lags behind in the U.S. But...

  • New 2011 Mazda Mazda5 minivan, to be unveiled at Geneva Motor Show, March 2010
    Preview: Mazda to Show 2011 Mazda5 Minivan at Geneva Motor Show

    We've always been fond of the 2010 Mazda Mazda5 small minivan, which gets rave reviews for its sporty character and good roadholding. Because it's smaller than more conventional full-size minivans like the Dodge Caravan, Honda Odyssey, and Toyota Sienna, it has always sold in smaller numbers. But...

  • 2011 Mazda2
    2011 Mazda2 Subcompact To Launch At Los Angeles Auto Show

    We previewed the upcoming 2011 Mazda2 subcompact a couple of months ago, but now we have more details, along with photos of its updated styling. The five-door hatchback will be officially unveiled in early December, at the Los Angeles Auto Show. The 2011 Mazda Mazda2 will go on sale in the U.S. and...

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