Feature Article: Mazda And Toyota Announce Hybrid Drive Licensing Deal
FOLLOWING REPORTS published in December, Mazda has today announced that it will licence Toyota's Hybrid Drive technology. Japanese-market sales of its first hybrid model will begin in 2013.
Mazda plans to combine Toyota's hybrid technology with its upcoming Sky-G petrol engine, with an overall aim of increasing the company's average fuel economy 30 percent by 2015 - compared to its 2008 levels.
Neither company has offered specific details on how Mazda will integrate the Hy... continue reading