When Mazda Motor Corp. builds its first I-4 engine in Hiroshima, Japan, Friday – a belated birthday gift for President and CEO Mark Fields – it will be a harbinger of powerful things to come. This according to Robert Davis, Mazda North American Operations vice president-product strategy and development. Previously announced displacements of 1.8L, 2.0L and 2.3L are only the beginning, Davis says. “There are some more combinations that are planned later. It’s really a robust motor. It’s ...
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