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Old 01-04-2013, 03:59 PM   #54
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Originally Posted by roswelltop View Post
Does anyone know the origin of the "Sky Active Technology" name?
This is all I could come up with:

However, ask Sam Hortinella, CX-5 Product Development Engineer, and he will quickly tell you that there’s a lot more to SKYACTIV than just dropping in a lighter motor and transmission into a pre-existing platform. In fact, that’s an almost anti-SKYACTIV way of thinking.

“Basically, the name ‘SKYACTIV’ came from a feeling that the sky’s the limit,” he said.

Another article about silly nomenclature, comments are pretty entertaining:
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