Mazda Racer Powered by Next-Generation Biodiesel Fuel

In efforts to realize carbon neutrality, Mazda Motor Corporation aims to popularize the use of next-generation biodiesel fuels. Mazda recently participated in Japanese races with a conventional diesel engine (Skyactiv-D 1.5) that runs on 100% bio-based fuel made from used cooking oil and microalgae fats. From 2022, Mazda will step up its efforts and participate in all rounds of the endurance race throughout the season.

Powered by Water: BMW Electric Cars with Regional Green Electricity

The BMW Group will power production of the new electric BMW iX* and BMW i4 at Plants Dingolfing and Munich entirely with regional green hydroelectricity. Contracts have been signed with Stadtwerke München and RWE Supply & Trading for energy to be supplied by hydroelectricity from rivers Isar and Lech. Board Member for Production Milan Nedeljković:

Overwhelmed & Undervalued: Pandemic Highlights Struggles Faced By Women Physicians

Despite being essential workers, women physicians’ struggle with work-life imbalance has only become exacerbated during the ongoing pandemic. A Simon Fraser University-led study of Vancouver area women physicians found that most felt their pandemic experience is substantively different than that of male physicians—given their primary responsibility for unpaid care work at home and ongoing, pre-pandemic gender inequity.