Mazda MAZDA5 News

  • Ford C-Max Energi, first revealed at the 2011 Detroit Auto Show

    The upcoming Ford two-row C-Max Hybrid and plug-in C-Max Energi hybrid are still on track, but today Ford says it's canning the planned seven-seat, gas-powered C-Max minivan from its future product plan. The three-row C-Max would have been Ford's first minivan on sale in North America since the Freestar departed its lineup in the mid-2000s. Like the other C-Max models, the Focus and the upcoming Escape replacement, the C-Max minivan is a part of a global family of vehicles that also counts among its members the 2012 Mazda 5. There's an upside for the not-even-born-yet nameplate in America;...

  • New 2011 Mazda Mazda5 minivan, to be unveiled at Geneva Motor Show, March 2010
    Small Cars That Can Haul…People That Is

    Just because you want to drive a smaller car doesn’t mean you have to give up the ability to haul around a decent amount of people. There are a number of smaller options out there that also allow you to utilize a third row seat option. Okay, so small is a relative statement and we...

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    Five Reasons Gas-Guzzlers Won't Die--And Shouldn't--Any Time Soon

    Writing about green cars can be a challenge. On the one hand, this site attracts many new-car buyers who want to learn more about more fuel-efficient alternatives to what they're driving now. Consider the Ford Explorer driver who bought a Honda Fit because it was really all he needed. But on the...

  • 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...

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    Taiwanese Company Luxgen Displays EVs in Dubai

    While some automakers downsized and reorganized in response to the "Great Recession" one Taiwanese brand made its worldwide debut at the Dubai International Motor Show late last month.   Luxgen, an electric vehicle start-up, put four vehicles on display at the show, one of which, they called the...

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    Toyota Prius To Add Coupe In 2011 To Target 2011 Honda CR-Z

    Building on the success of the 2010 Toyota Prius hybrid, which is close to sold out due to worldwide demand, Toyota is planning to add additional body styles to the Prius line. Now, the first details of those cars have emerged, and one new model will apparently be a two-door coupe that targets the...

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