Archive for the ‘Parts’ Category
Where Are Mazda Engines Made?
Mazda Motor Corporation owns a number of manufacturing facilities around the world, but the company’s Thai and Japanese operations are the ones responsible for creating the life force behind the vehicle. Keep reading to learn more about where Mazda SKYACTIV engines are born and bred!(more…)
Why Are Mazda Vehicles So Fun to Drive?
In a world of constant change, there are some universal truths that will never change. And one of those truths is that Mazda vehicles will always be fun to drive. The secret to instilling joy into each Mazda vehicle lies in the automaker’s human-centric philosophy. In this article, we will explore the research and engineering that makes Mazda a delight for endeavors on the road.(more…)
How does turbocharging in a car engine work?
In the old days, a vehicle owner had to choose between a vehicle that made a lot of horsepower and one that can record high fuel economy scores. Recent advances in automotive turbocharging technology are allowing car owners to have their cake and eat it, too – so to speak. So, how does turbocharging in a car engine work? The actual engineering behind turbochargers can get a little difficult to understand, but in practice, it’s pretty simple. There are several new vehicles in the Gwatney Mazda of Germantown lineup that employ this technology. Our team of product experts wanted to give you a quick primer on how this works so you can make a more informed decision during the shopping process. (more…)
How long do headlights last on a car?
It’s hard to believe that in the very earliest days of horseless carriages, drivers had little more than oil lamps to provide light for driving at night. Thankfully, times and technology have changed a lot and automotive headlights can essentially turn night into day. Being on the road after dark is filled with enough challenges without someone struggling to see. This is such a problem, that it’s not terribly uncommon for a driver to call the Gwatney Mazda of Germantown Service Department to ask, ‘How long do headlights last on a car?’ Unfortunately, there is no one answer that is going to be universally correct because there are just too many factors to take into account. But we’ll try to do our best to cover the most important information. (more…)
Vehicle Maintenance and Collision Repair in Shelby County
When you purchase a vehicle, you make an investment. Here at Gwatney Mazda of Germantown, we help you protect this investment by providing world-class service in our service department and collision center. No matter what routine maintenance or larger repairs you need, we’ve got you covered. Check out our vehicle maintenance and collision repair in Shelby County.