The Japanese automaker plans to build next year a new plant for the production of diesel engines.
Currently, automobile engines with different levels of electrification are developing very fast and it is silly to deny the fact that sooner or later, the traditional internal combustion engine will lose its relevance and “thing of the past”.
After the loud scandal connected with diesel engines that were installed in the cars of the German concern Volkswagen Group, and many automakers are trying to phase out the use of “diesel”.
However, there is an automaker that promises to continue to develop their diesel engines. As the foreign editions
Autocar, the Japanese company Mazda plans to make a bigger step in the development of the diesel engines.
As says Christian Schultze, head of the European division of Mazda, which is engaged in research and development next year, the Japanese automaker plans to build a brand new plant for the production of diesel engines. Anything specific about the new Mazda diesel motor and has not been said.
“We are not going to abandon diesel engines,” said Mr. Schulze in an interview. “For 2020 we have planned a new step in the development of our motors family SkyActiv-D. We’ll show you how environmentally friendly and very efficient in terms of fuel consumption can be diesel engines”.
It is worth noting that Mazda made a splash this year when it introduced a new engine family SkyActiv-X. Developers say that the new motors became the world’s first production gasoline engines, which combine the principle of ignition of the fuel mixture simultaneously from the candles and from the compression of the mixture itself.
The power output at the moment the only representative of a new family equals 177 horsepower (224 Nm), and its consumption is about of 5.34 liters per 100 km.