Mazda will enhance the efficiency of CX-5 for 50 percent

June 27, 2015 at 6:32 pm

Company Mazda plans to improve the fuel efficiency of their gasoline engines for 50 percent by 2020. This publication Autocar said the head of the European department of the new research and development of the Japanese brand Kenichiro Saruvatari.
Currently, a manufacturer working technology compression ignition homogeneous mixture (Homogenous Charge Compression Ignition – HCCI), at which combustion occurs by compression rather than by a spark.

Mazda CX-5 picture

Mazda CX-5 pics

Application of new technology will increase the compression ratio from the current 14: 1 to 18: 1. The main objective of the engineers is to achieve a combination of ecological petrol engines and fuel efficiency inherent in a diesel powerplant.

Mazda CX-5 pics

Mazda CX-5 image

In addition, the development of the next generation of engines SkyActive implies reduction of heat loss through the exhaust system, which currently absorbs 30 percent of the energy. Saruvatari noted that the company is now considering several options to address this problem, but did not specify which ones. The top manager said that the first model on which to apply new technologies will be the crossover CX-5 the next generation.

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