Monday, January 28, 2013
The Mazda 2 was released in 2010. It was built on the same platform as the new Ford Fiesta, but had less power, fewer gears in the transmission, a lower rent interior, fewer tech goodies, and a bland body.
The car was giving good marks for it's light weight, and the way it drove. That was about it.
Now Mazda has a few more compelling products like the CX-5 and the new Mazda 6. Both of these new vehicles are styled nicely, and have some great new engine technology. I think Mazda has the opportunity to leap-frog the Fiesta in it's next redesign. Give it the same great Mazda 6 look, and a powerful Skyactive engine.
The potential for a great small car is right there, and Mazda needs to quickly capitalize on it. I would expect things to at Mazda to be a bit chaotic after the divorce from Ford, but enough time has passed to make the Mazda 2 the world class compact it was meant to be.
Sunday, January 27, 2013
What were the amazing selling point of the Nexus 4 again?
- Low price
- No 2 year contract
- Pure Android experience
- Great build quality
- Freedom to take the device to the carriers you want
- Did I mention low price?