Mazda Dockable Entertainment System Utilizes 7-Year-Old Gameboy

Mazda is very proud to announce its Dockable Entertainment System that will be optional in the 2008 Mazda CX-9. Any kind of an entertainment system with a dock is awesome, except in this case when the docking gadget is the Gameboy Advance. Yes, the Gameboy Advance—technically four generations old—is now supported by… »2/19/08 4:44pm2/19/08 4:44pm

Automobile Magazine All-Star Cars Revealed, Refuse To Hand Over The Crown

It's the time of the year when everyone and their grandmother hands out a "Best Car Ever...of the Year" award. Just over a week ago Motor Trend named their Car of the Year. We already showed you the Car & Driver top ten for '08 and now Automobile Magazine has released their category-less Automobile All-Stars list.… »11/30/07 10:00am11/30/07 10:00am

Motor Trend Selects CX-9 as SUV of the Year, Calls It "Zoomy"

Motor Trend has named the Mazda CX-9 its SUV of the year. Weighing in at 4,633 pounds, the Motor Trend editors were impressed the hulking seven-seater didn't handle like a moose riding a walrus through a slalom course. In fact, the editors seem to think the CX-9 possesses a rare amount of agility...something that… »10/15/07 2:30pm10/15/07 2:30pm

Watch Out for the Tree! Mazda CX-9 to Get Rearview-Mounted LCD Display

Score another one for techno-ergonomics. Mazda says its CX-9 crossover will get a high-res 2.4" LCD display housed inside an automatic-dimming rearview mirror. The display will feed images from a back-up camera, giving a driver simultaneous, multiangle views of the shopping-cart morass he's about to back into. The… »4/09/07 11:54am4/09/07 11:54am

A New Low For Car Salesmen: Taking Advantage Of Bipolar Customers?

A woman in Michigan is suing a car dealership for taking advantage of her bipolar disorder by leasing her a $32,000 Mazda CX-9 when she went in for an oil change(confirming that old adage that only the clinically depressed lease cars). According to the woman, a side effect of her disorder is "impulsivity and… »3/15/07 11:40am3/15/07 11:40am