Microalgae have numerous advantages as a renewable liquid fuel. Algae can be farmed on land unsuitable for agriculture with minimal impact on water resources. As a Biofuel, algae have a high flash point and are biodegradable. When burnt, algae Biofuel only releases CO2 recently removed from the atmosphere via photosynthesis as the algae grew.
Mazda’s approach to reducing overall carbon dioxide emissions is accompanied by an uncompromising commitment to driving pleasure and performance thanks to advanced innovation.
Today, revolutionary technology such as the Skyactiv-X Spark Controlled Compression Ignition (SPCCI) petrol engine and Mazda M Hybrid 24V mild-hybrid system are fitted as standard on the Mazda3 and CX-30.
Mazda is also committed to the development of zero-emissions Electric Cars. Due to arrive in the UK early next year, Mazda’s first electric car the MX-30 First Edition, features a 35.5kWh lithium-ion battery with a range of around 125 miles and rapid charging up to 50Kw.
Limited to 500 examples, the Mazda MX-30 First Edition is available to pre-order now and costs £30,495 on-the-road - £27,495 inclusive of the OLEV grant.