26 Jul '13, 3pm

Mazda Brings Diesel Power Back To The Brickyard

Mazda Brings Diesel Power Back To The Brickyard

When the Mazda6 SKYACTIV-D Clean Diesel race car hits the track at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway this week, it will be the first time in six decades that a diesel has competed at the most famous track in the world. Historians will note that the last time a diesel competed at the speedway was in the 1952 Indianapolis 500, when the Cummins Diesel Special surprised the establishment with technology unknown to most racers at the time. Mazda said that while there are no direct links between these two companies or their products, they share common goals in testing production technology in the harshest of environments. While most people correctly associate racing with fast cars, it is far more complex than just raw speed. The best race cars have been optimized for efficiency in every conceivable area. Decreasing weight, friction, and aero drag are also key elements to performan...

Full article: http://www.hybridcars.com/mazda-brings-diesel-power-back-...

Tweets

Mazda6 Diesel Is The First Diesel Car To Win In Indy

Mazda6 Diesel Is The First Diesel Car To Win In...

gas2.org 29 Jul '13, 12pm

The Mazda6 Diesel won the alt-fuel friendly GX Class in the Grand-Am series at the Brickyard 400, which is admittedly smal...

New Clean-Ish Diesel For World's Oldest Production Car (In India)

New Clean-Ish Diesel For World's Oldest Product...

greencarreports.com 28 Jul '13, 1pm

By John Voelcker 8 views Jul 28, 2013 Follow John Add to circle 2014 Hindustan Ambassador BS4 diesel Enlarge Photo Related...

Mazda6 SkyActiv-D is the first diesel car to win at Indy

Mazda6 SkyActiv-D is the first diesel car to wi...

paultan.org 01 Aug '13, 6am

A Mazda6 SkyActiv-D Clean Diesel race car won the Grand-Am-Brickyard in the GX class last weekend, becoming the first ever...

Add battery back-up power option to existing grid-tied PV and solar systems

Add battery back-up power option to existing gr...

edn.com 26 Jul '13, 5pm

Editor’s note: The following is a very practical white paper that Outback Power has written regarding battery backup for s...

New Maserati Ghibli now available with diesel engine

New Maserati Ghibli now available with diesel e...

luxuo.com 29 Jul '13, 9pm

Unveiled in April at the Shanghai Motorshow, the next-generation Maserati Ghibli is now available for order. Prices start ...