Mazda says 20% boost in engine output at Hiroshima facility tied to rising demand.
Mazda will add 200,000 units to its capacity for Skyactiv engine production by the end of 2014, taking it to 1 million units a year in response to rising global sales of vehicles with the technology. The increase will cover both Skyactiv-G gasoline engines and Skyactiv-D diesel engines at the auto maker’s Hiroshima, Japan, plant. Mazda says in a statement a highly versatile new engine-machining line will be installed in the existing engine plant. An assembly line now used ...
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