“Mazda” learned how to make automotive plastics from biomass

January 8, 2015 at 2:39 pm

Mazda has announced the presentation of bioplastics – new material for their vehicles, which is made from organic materials. One of its main features is that it does not require painting: natural coloring elements are added to the composition at the stage of preparation. In the Mazda Company are confident that this technology will reduce the negative impact on the environment.
As an example, the inverse standard scheme of painting of the body, when applied varnishes. This technology, according to Mazda, promotes strong heating surface deformation layer and evaporation of hazardous substances.
In addition, the Japanese brand explained that bioplastic looks better than the usual painted body panels. The company noted that the surface of bioplastic has a beautiful mirror tint. This effect is achieved by having a smooth surface structure, whereby the sunlight reflected better.

Mazda car pics

Mazda car picture

“Mazda” has prepared a tuning version of its new cars

January 6, 2015 at 2:29 pm

Mazda has published photos of tuning versions of its new products, including compact crossover CX-3 and Mazda2 hatchback last generation. Cars with modifications designed to demonstrate the capabilities of personalization models of Japanese brand, will be held in January at the Tokyo Motor Show.
Tuned SUV Mazda CX-3 has had lowered suspension, black rims, stickers on the body, as well as additional elements of body kit with red accents on the bumpers and sills.
Was refined technical stuffing of CX-3 and Mazda2, is not specified.
Similarly, aggressive bodywork and contrasting black and white color of the body is different special version “two”. Such a car called the Demio Racing Concept (Mazda2 hatchback sold in Japan under the name Demio).

Mazda MX-5 pics

Mazda MX-5 picture

Roadster Mazda MX-5 is converted into a rare Ferrari

January 4, 2015 at 2:16 pm

On the internet auction site eBay was advertised the sale of replicas of rare sports car Ferrari 250 GTO, the basis for which was taken roadster Mazda MX-5 1992 of release. Copy machine valued at 12,000 pounds, which at current exchange rate is equivalent to 18 thousand 664 dollars. Together with the car is selling a special license plate «S 25 GTO».
The seller said that the car is in good condition. Efforts of changing the body of the original “Mazda” he described as “fantastic.” Body has now reinforced safety cage. As stated in the description, the machine is suitable for performances in amateur rally races, including snow cover.

Roadster Mazda MX-5 pics

Roadster Mazda MX-5 picture

Mazda created resistant plant-based plastic

January 2, 2015 at 4:44 pm

Mazda Motor Company jointly with Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation has developed a plastic based on vegetable raw materials. In contrast to these earlier compositions it has a good resistance to weathering and scratches. Its ultra-smooth surface similar to steel parts coated automotive paint and polished. So now the new product is suitable for the manufacture of the external elements of the body.
Mazda Company is one of the pioneers in the use of products from renewable raw materials, which helps to reduce dependence on the oil industry and reduces the so-called carbon footprint.
Although the experiments in this area is full of all continents – from fresh we can recall for example special plywood for interior created by the Finns, and plastic tomato, invented in the United States.

Mazda innovations pics

Mazda innovations picture