While the entire world is busy with shifting and adapting to modern, clean industry, Mazda is reinforcing the traditional market. There are already several countries that warned manufacturers and consumers that they would no longer tolerate anything but electric cars by 2020. Nonetheless, the company is still dwelling on the past and has recently managed to innovate the gasoline engine technology.
Mazda’s New Skyactive-X Technology Is The First to Turn Homogenous Charge Compression Ignition into Reality
Mazda has just made a breakthrough in its industry which was thought to be a sci-fi product only for a long time now. The company named the technology as Skyactive-X. In actuality, it is a homogenous charge compression ignition, HCCI for short. This new engine is capable of delivering an impressive boost of up to 30% in efficiency.
Kyle Niemeyer was the first to think of such an idea five years ago. He wanted a different version of an engine tech. It would be capable of answering to the latest efficiency demands that are almost crippling automakers. Broadly speaking, HCCI is capable of streamlining a gasoline engine to the same capabilities that a diesel has.
The mechanics behind it combine the fuel and air together, and the compressed result delivers the familiar ‘bang.’ By comparison, the traditional engines are accumulating fuel into a cylinder which is then squeezed at a high pressure only to catch fire and deliver the spark.
The new approach with the gasoline engine technology enables the fuel mixed with air to initiate combustion simultaneously in different points. The result is a more efficient burn at a lower temperature. On top of that, the process delivers fewer exhaust emissions than a normal diesel engine or gasoline engine.
Mazda Announced the Breakthrough Together with Its Long-Term Sustainability Plan along the Gasoline Engine Technology
The theory may sound simple, yet numerous automakers failed to deliver such results. World renowned names such as Ford, Mercedes-Benz, Bosch, General Motors, and Honda tried to record such a breakthrough in the industry before, yet with no positive results.
Mazda was the only one that announced such a success. The company intends to use the new technology to support their “Sustainable Zoom-Zoom 2030” sustainability plan. On top of that, the company will create electric and hybrid vehicles for those regions that started banning traditional equipment.
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