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October 08, 2020 Semifinalists for 2021 North American Car of the Year AnnouncedA total of 27 models were included in the list: eight sedans, 15 SUVs, and four trucks, all of which were either renewed or redesigned for the next year. As expected, utility vehicles dominate the lineup, including new generations of some highly anticipated nameplates such as the Ford Bronco Sport, November 20, 2020 Mazda’s Future Inline-Six Engines RevealedReports on the six-cylinder engines first surfaced in 2019, but it has only been confirmed now, thanks to a photo showing two different versions of the engine and their respective cylinder heads. In the photo, the engine on the left is believed to be the gasoline version, while the one November 12, 2020 Auto Sales in US Continue Upward Trend Since PandemicThis insight is based on October performance reports shared by automakers like Honda and Toyota. Ford, which has been absent from monthly reporting, rejoined the group in an effort to give “investors more frequent updates on US sales and dealer inventory during the pandemic.”
January 18, 2021 Mazda Gears Up for RWD Model Launches for 2022The upcoming vehicles will reportedly ride the brand’s yet-to-be-released rear-wheel-drive platform, which will focus on a sporty setup that’s equipped with Skyactiv-X gasoline and diesel engines. The powertrain options are likely to be of the inline-six variety with a capacity of 3 to 3.3 liters. Mild-hybrid technology is also on December 08, 2020 2021 Mazda CX-30 Gets Turbocharged EngineThe base model will sell for a starting price of $31,000, $7,700-pricier than the cheapest AWD CX-30 with the 186-horsepower non-turbo 2.5-liter inline-four engine.
With its turbocharged engine, 2021 Mazda 3 2.5 Turbo is expected to be quicker than the standard model. | Source: Mazda