NEW YORK – Mark Fields, outgoing president and CEO of Mazda Motor Corp., confirms that Mazda will drop its unique Miller-Cycle 2.3L DOHC V-6 engine when the Millenia sedan goes out of production after this year. Sources previously told Ward's that the Miller-Cycle engine was to be discontinued (see related story: Mazda To Cut Miller Engine, Millenia Fate Uncertain). "We have limited resources for powertrains and decided the engine did not fit in with future product plans," Fields says. ...
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