Hybrid Mazda slips into Aussie scene


Car makers are usually keen to herald the arrival of new technology.

After all, there’s no point spending big money to debut a hybrid propulsion system in a new and interesting model without telling the world, right?

But that’s precisely what Mazda has done with the new MX-30, a car that has kept a surprisingly low profile up to, and since, its recent Down Under launch.

It’s the company’s first model to offer a mild hybrid, petrol-electric engine, yet at first glance it gives no hint about the clever arrangements going on beneath its bonnet.

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