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When Will the Mazda SKYACTIV®-X Engine Make it to the USA?

Monday, May 6th, 2019
2019 Mazda3 exterior overhead shot of redesigned sedan and hatchback models with gray and red paint colors

Mazda Next-Generation SKYACTIV®-X Engine USA Release Date 

During the lead-up to the release of the 2019 Mazda3 redesign, one large point of interest was the promotion of a new engine. Many Mazda models use the current SKYACTIV®-G engine design. The 2019 Mazda3 was touted as one of the first Mazda models to offer the next-generation SKYACTIV®-X high-compression gasoline engine that would greatly improve efficiency and responsive handling.

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2019 Mother’s Day Events and Activities in Newark, NJ

Friday, April 26th, 2019
Happy Mother's Day card surrounded by colorful flowers

Mother’s Day only comes once a year. Treat the mom in your life to something special for 2019. For those in and near the Bergen County area of New Jersey, we’ve found the following Mother’s Day events for the month of May 2019. Take a look and, if your schedule is open, make sure to add in something for Mother’s Day 2019.

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Why is it Called the Mazda CX-30?

Monday, April 1st, 2019
2020 Mazda CX-30 compact crossover SUV overhead rear shot with soul red crystal paint color parked in a fancy glass building as a women enters the driver's door

2020 Mazda CX-30 Title Name and Size Explanation

Last month, the automotive community was introduced to a brand-new Mazda model. That would be the upcoming 2020 Mazda CX-30 SUV. Set to release later this year, the 2020 Mazda CX-30 is sized between the current 2019 Mazda CX-3 and the 2019 Mazda CX-5 models and is therefore also expected to be priced between them as well.

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How Much Power Does the 2019 Mazda3 SKYACTIV®-X Engine Produce?

Monday, February 25th, 2019
2019 Mazda3 sedan exterior shot with gray metallic paint color parked under a theater sign in the rain

2019 Mazda3 SKYACTIV®-X Engine Specs and Availability

A lot of buzz has been made about the SKYACTIV®-X, which is the next generation of engines from Mazda following the current SKYACTIV®-G generation. However, many were sad to hear that the SKYACTIV®-X engine would not be made available to American drivers upon the release of the 2019 Mazda3. However, we now have new information on that front, both detailing the specs and the release date of the SKYACTIV®-X engine for American audiences.

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A Trip Through the Arctic Tests Out Mazda i-ACTIV® AWD

Friday, February 15th, 2019
2019 Mazda CX-5 exterior shot with red paint color parked on a snow hill with fog and mist covering a forest mountain behind it

Mazda Roads Reimagined Arctic Drive Campaign with CX SUVs

A recent promotional campaign for Mazda SUVs was recently released in full on the Mazda YouTube channel. Titled as Roads Reimagined, their first entry is ‘Arctic Drive,’ with several videos detailing a trip through the cold of Canada. Battling blistering winds, and the tough muck and packed snow of the roads, this Roads Reimagined entry showcases i-ACTIV® AWD on Mazda CX-3, Mazda CX-5, and Mazda CX-9 models while traversing the beautiful Canadian landscape. Locations of interest include the Canadian Rockies, the Alaska Highway, the Arctic Ocean, and the Northern Lights.

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Where can we pick Apples in the Bergen County Area?

Friday, September 15th, 2017
Apple Orchards near Lodi NJ

Apple Orchards near Lodi NJ 

It’s September and the leaves are changing. It’s also time for the harvest and there are plenty of apples to be picked. We have created a list of apple orchards near Lodi NJ to help you and your family celebrate the Fall. Let’s take a look at what there is to offer in the Bergen County area.  (more…)

Where can we swim near Lodi NJ?

Thursday, August 24th, 2017
Family-Friendly Public Swimming Pools in Bergen County

Family-Friendly Public Swimming Pools in Bergen County 

There is still plenty of summer left. Take the kids out to the pool before school starts and while the weather is still hot. There are many family-friendly public swimming pools in Bergen County and these are just some of our suggestions. Take a dip and cool off at one of these public pools near Lodi, New Jersey.  (more…)

Silliest Driving Laws in the Garden State

Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017
Top Three Weirdest Driving Laws in New Jersey

Top Three Weirdest Driving Laws in New Jersey 

Most laws are meant to keep the public safe, especially when it comes to driving. There are also some laws that are meant for the protection of the public, but just don’t make a lot of sense. We’ve found the top three weirdest driving laws in New Jersey for you to appreciate.   (more…)

Where can I get breakfast in Lodi NJ?

Friday, August 11th, 2017
Best Family-Owned Bagel Shops in Bergen County

Best Family-Owned Bagel Shops in Bergen County 

Need a quick bite to eat before work? Want to start your day with a fresh bagel? You’re in luck. Lodi has a wide selection of bagel shops. Here are just some of the best family-owned bagel shops in Bergen County. Let’s take a look. (more…)

Art Exhibits and Showings in North New Jersey

Friday, August 4th, 2017
Museums and Historical Sites in the Bergen County Area

Museums and Historical Sites in the Bergen County Area 

Curious about the art scene near Lodi, NJ? Do you want to learn about history and culture? There are many museums and historical sites in the Bergen County area. Let’s take a look at what there is to offer.  (more…)