Tag: Mazda

Mazda investing in joint research projects to get algae-based fuels commercial

Mazda investing in joint research projects to get algae-based fuels commercial

March 30, 2020 |

In the UK, Mazda is currently involved in joint research projects and studies as part of an ongoing industry-academia-government collaboration to promote the wide-spread adoption of biofuels from microalgae growth. As part of its ‘Sustainable Zoom-Zoom 2030’ long-term technology development program, the company is committed to reducing its average ‘Well-to-Wheel’ CO2 emissions to 50% of […]

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Mazda funds Japanese universities for microalgae biofuel research

Mazda funds Japanese universities for microalgae biofuel research

September 15, 2019 |

In Japan, Autocar reports that Mazda is working on carbon-neutral biofuel by giving funding to the Tokyo Institute of Technology and Hiroshima University so researchers can look at genome editing and plant physiology, including microalgae specifically for biofuel. Autocar reports that “Mazda anticipates a gradual transition to biofuel, if that path is taken, with both […]

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Algae ‘blooms’ in automotive industry

Algae ‘blooms’ in automotive industry

November 25, 2018 |

Mazda is investing in it. Honda is using it for R&D and potential byproducts. Algenol, AlgaEnergy and others grow and develop it. Euglena began producing it for biojet fuel at its new biofuel refinery plant in Japan. The U.S. government has a whole R&D department that is looking at this stuff. The list goes on. […]

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