TOKYO – A “Back to The Future” development by Mazda Motor Corp. largely has been overlooked in the debate regarding electric vehicles and hybrids. The Hiroshima-based auto maker will roll out a new conventional powertrain lineup in 2011, focusing on a pair of 4-cyl. engines – one gasoline, the other diesel – and a super compact 6-speed automatic transmission. Mazda announced plans to revamp its powertrain lineup at the 2007 Tokyo auto show and at last year’s event showcased a new ...

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