Mazda prefers IC engines instead of EV

03 December 2018

Mazda has confirmed it will push ahead with the development of internal combustion engines in preference to electrification, at least in the short term.

Speaking at the Los Angeles Auto Show last week, Ichiro Hirose, Mazda’s managing executive officer of powertrain development, has been reported as saying that there is still a lot of development potential in the internal combustion engine. He reckons efficiency of the petrol engine can be improved by as much as 30 per cent, with diesels not far behind. Click here for the full article.

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