Mazda: European sales surge in first quarter

Mazda: European sales surge in first quarter

Mazda continued its run during the first quarter as one of Europe’s fastest-growing carmakers. At 50,221 units, new registrations of Mazda models were up by more than 10,000 between January and March, or 26.3 per cent versus the same period in 2013. It was the largest gain of any volume automaking group in Europe, propelling […]

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    Mazda reveals special edition MX-5 in New York

    Mazda reveals special edition MX-5 in New York

    Mazda will unveil the Mazda MX-5 25th Anniversary Edition today at the New York International Auto Show, celebrating the introduction a quarter of a century ago of what would become the most popular roadster in history. The unconventional Japanese carmaker is also exhibiting the newly developed SKYACTIV-Chassis that will underpin the next-generation MX-5. The MX-5 […]

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      Mazda Produces One Million SKYACTIV Vehicles

      Mazda Produces One Million SKYACTIV Vehicles

      Mazda Motor Corporation has announced that global production of its three full-SKYACTIV vehicles, the Mazda CX-5, Mazda6 (known as Atenza in Japan) and Mazda3 (Axela in Japan) has surpassed one million units, reaching 1,040,000 units as of the end of March 2014. All three models adopt the full range of Mazda’s SKYACTIV technologies. The milestone […]

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        Mazda Begins Production of All-new Mazda6 and All-new Mazda3 in China

        Mazda Begins Production of All-new Mazda6 and All-new Mazda3 in China

        Mazda Motor Corporation announced that a ceremony was held today to commemorate the start of production of the all-new Mazda3 Axela (known as Mazda Axela in Japan and Mazda3 in other markets) at vehicle production and sales company, Changan Mazda Automobile Co., Ltd. (CMA), in Nanjing, China. A ceremony was also held on April 9, […]

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          All-new Mazda3 rolls off Thai assembly line

          All-new Mazda3 rolls off Thai assembly line

          The all-new Mazda3 is rolling off the assembly line at the AutoAlliance Thailand plant. Located 140km southeast of Bangkok in Rayong Province, it is now the third facility to produce the all-new compact after Hofu, Japan and Salamanca, Mexico. Output is earmarked for the Thai market, where it recently went on sale. “AutoAlliance Thailand is […]

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            Lech Walesa visits Mazda HQ in Hiroshima

            Lech Walesa visits Mazda HQ in Hiroshima

            Lech Walesa, the first democratically elected president of Poland in the post-Soviet era, has truly challenged conventions during his life. And today the man who received the Nobel Peace Prize for his work with the Solidarity movement met with another convention-challenger when he visited Mazda headquarters in Hiroshima. Speaking to Mazda executives, Walesa said, “In […]

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              Mazda presents first “Make Things Better Award” in Geneva

              Mazda presents first “Make Things Better Award” in Geneva

              Mazda Motor Europe President & CEO Jeff Guyton personally handed over the first “Mazda Make Things Better Award” yesterday to Antti Junkkari, a Finnish medical student, during a ceremony at the Geneva Motor Show. Mazda set up the €10,000 prize, which reflects the carmaker’s challenger spirit, to support projects that use modern tools of advocacy […]

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                Mazda HAZUMI to debut at Geneva Motor Show

                Mazda HAZUMI to debut at Geneva Motor Show

                Mazda is unveiling the Mazda HAZUMI, a next-generation subcompact concept, at the 84th Geneva International Motor Show. In another world premiere at the upcoming event, the convention-challenging Japanese carmaker will also exhibit its new clean diesel engine: the SKYACTIV-D 1.5. The name HAZUMI, which means “bound” or “spring up” in Japanese, is particularly well-suited to […]

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                  First Mazda Make Things Better Award goes to youth-oriented awareness project

                  First Mazda Make Things Better Award goes to youth-oriented awareness project

                  Mazda today revealed the first winner of the ‘Mazda Make Things Better Award’. Antti Junkkari, a neurosurgery student from Finland, will be awarded for his proposal on how to help fight small arms violence in Africa. The 23-year-old’s project ‘Raising Awareness on Small Arms through Interactive Radio Programs’ innovatively uses modern tools of advocacy to […]

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                    Mazda Starts Production at New Plant in Mexico

                    Mazda Starts Production at New Plant in Mexico

                    Mazda Motor Corporation today announced that production has begun at its new plant in Mexico. The plant, named Mazda de Mexico Vehicle Operation* (MMVO), is located in Salamanca, in the state of Guanajuato. The first model produced was a Mazda3 sedan for the U.S. market. Regarding the commencement of production, Mazda’s Managing Executive Officer in […]

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