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Understanding Mazda SKYACTIV Technology

The Mazda SKYACTIV technology is a new buzzword to hit the auto world of late.  This is because the technology is being introduced in the market with the latest offering from Mazda- the Mazda CX-5 Compact SUV. SKYACTIV is a long-term strategy aimed to develop energy-efficient cars in the years to come. The company is already facing competition from other major automakers including BlueMotion technology of Volkswagen and Efficient Dynamics technology of BMW.

What is SKYACTIV technology?

It is collaborative term used for different components coupled to work together in an efficient manner. The major components of this technology include improved transmission and engines; renovated and sleeker external designs to reduce air resistance along with better aerodynamics; and improve fuel efficiency with light structural components. This is only a wide definition of the concept.

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