Nov 17, 2016

Mazda eyes launch of electric vehicle in U.S. market in 2019

Mazda Motor Corp. plans to launch an electric vehicle in the United States in 2019 as part of its efforts to meet stricter emission standards there, President Masamichi Kogai said. Kogai also revealed in a recent interview that his Hiroshima-based company is considering jointly ...

Jul 6, 2016

Mazda recalls cars in China after regulator action on Takata air bags

Mazda Motor Corp.’s Chinese joint venture will recall 74,310 of its Mazda2 sedans in China to replace Takata Corp. air bags after an investigation by the country’s safety regulator. China’s General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine said Mazda will contact affected vehicle ...

Mazda MX-5 wins 2016 World Car of the Year award

Mar 25, 2016

Mazda MX-5 wins 2016 World Car of the Year award

Mazda Motor Corp.’s MX-5 roadster, better known as the Miata overseas, won the 2016 World Car of the Year and World Car Design of the Year awards at the New York International Auto Show on Thursday, the World Car Steering Committee said. The sporty ...

Japanese automakers set sales records in U.S.

Mar 2, 2016

Japanese automakers set sales records in U.S.

An energetic market for sports utility vehicles and pickups drove record sales in the U.S. for Toyota Motor Corp. and Nissan Motor Co. in February, while Honda Motor Co. notched up double-digit percentage growth in passenger car sales, data showed Tuesday. Drawn by low ...

Feb 19, 2016

Mazda, MMC expand Takata-linked recalls by 2 million vehicles

Mazda Motor Corp. and Mitsubishi Motors Corp. added more than 2 million vehicles to worldwide recalls linked to Takata Corp. air bags in response to the latest confirmed death caused by rupturing safety devices. Mazda is calling back 1.89 million vehicles globally, a spokesman ...

Nov 14, 2015

Mazda, Ford end capital tie-up after 36 years

Mazda Motor Corp. and Ford Motor Co. have dissolved their 36-year capital alliance but will continue to cooperate in production of some vehicles, sources close to the matter said Saturday. Ford sold the remainder of its stake, 2.1 percent, in the Japanese carmaker between ...