Mazda’s baby SUV is set for big things
New CX-3 shows how flexible Mazda’s ‘SkyActiv’ tech is as the profits roll in, writes Nik Maher.
Mazda gambled, and gambled big, when it created its SkyActiv suite of technologies. SkyActiv is an umbrella term that covers every aspect of designing and engineering new cars, from engines with higher compression ratios and lower friction levels (which saves fuel and lowers emissions) to bodies and chassis with greater stiffness but less weight (ditto). Mazda, splitting from then-majority-owners Ford when it first created SkyActiv, badly needed a hit. It was lagging behind its big...
Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!
All Digital Access + eReader
Unlimited Access for 1 Month
*New subscribers only
€149 For the 1st Year
Unlimited Access for 1 Year
90 Day Pass
Unlimited Access for 2 Years
Get a Business Account for you and your team
TV Review: Psychological thriller lurches into realms of the ludicrous
Netflix’s new drama Behind Her Eyes quickly takes a turn for the fanciful, with deeply mixed results
Appetite For Distraction: this week’s home entertainment picks
Your weekly guide to the best TV shows, podcasts and video games
Radio review: Counting the true cost of Valentine’s flowers
Liveline last week dwelt on the increasingly acrimonious battle between florists and supermarkets for Valentine’s Day custom