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  • agl.automotiveIT

    New version of open-source infotainment platform released


    Automotive Grade Linux (AGL), citing “an unprecedented level of collaboration," has released the latest version of its open-source infotainment platform. The community, which has close to 90 member companies including Ford, Honda, Jaguar Land Rover, Mazda, Mitsubishi Motors, Nissan, Subaru, Suzuki and Toyota, is promoting the adoption of an open-source ...

  • mazda.automotiveIT

    Tanaka to head Mazda's European R&D center


    Tanaka has worked at Mazda for more than 30 years (Photo: Mazda) Matsuhiro Tanaka has taken over from Kenichiro Saruwatari as head of Mazda's European R&D center in Oberursel, outside Frankfurt. The 55-year-old engineer has worked at the Japanese carmaker since 1984, most recently in vehicle development and testing. ...

  • demio ev charging.automotiveIT

    Mazda to start leasing Demio EV in Japan


    Fully harging a Demio EV’s lithium-ion batteries takes 8 hours (Photo: Mazda) Mazda Motor will start leasing its Demio EV model to local authorities and corporate customers in Japan starting in October. The Japanese carmaker said the electric vehicle, which is a derivative of its combustion-engine-powered Demio model, has an ...

  • mazda automatic braking.automotiveIT

    Mazda develops new anti-collision braking system


    Mazda Motor has developed an automated anti-collision braking system that will be available on the new CX-5 SUV it will launch this year. The Japanese carmaker said in a press release that its Smart City Brake Support (SCBS) system will use a laser sensor to detect obstacles. The technology will ...

  • mazda us cx-5.automotiveIT

    US Mazda CX-5 to feature TomTom embedded navigation


    The Mazda CX-5 will be shown in Los Angeles this month (Photo: Mazda) When Mazda shows its new CX-5 at the Los Angeles auto show later this month, the compact crossover SUV will feature a line-fitted navigation system from TomTom, the Dutch navigation systems group said. TomTom said the integration ...

  • Mazda-CX-5_2011.automotiveIT

    IAA 2011: Mazda CX-5 video preview


    The new Mazda CX-5 (Photo: Mazda) Mazda will unveil a new CX-5 compact crossover it says will be the first of a new generation of vehicles from the Japanese carmaker. At next week's Frankfurt auto show (IAA), Mazda will show a CX-5 with a new chassis, body, engine and transmission ...