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Mazda expanding SUV lineup globally

Mazda will add six new models, the CX-50, CX-60, CX-70, CX-80, CX-90, to its SUV lineup. The CX-60 (two-row) and CX-80 (three-row) are for the European and Japanese markets. European and Japanese models will feature either a plug-in hybrid powertrain consisting of an inline-4 gasoline engine combined with an electric motor or a straight-six Skyactiv-D diesel model with a 48V…

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Mazda ponders PHEVs and EVs

Mazda North America’s CEO, Masahiro Moro, “hinted that the Japanese automaker will produce a plug-in hybrid or EV by 2020” according to Brad Berman at Plugin Cars. Mazda had previously conducted studies in 2012 and 2013 on prototype hyrid and pure electric vehicles. Mazda has long considered adding a mass-market PHEV or EV, but Moro’s recent hinting is the most…

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