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 ...

Jun 5, 2015

Mazda recalls 1.6 million vehicles over exploding air bags

Mazda said Friday it is recalling another 1.6 million vehicles equipped with air bags at risk of injuring or killing passengers, bringing its global total to an estimated 2.02 million. The firm said its latest recall includes 465,000 vehicles in the United States and ...

Apr 1, 2015

Toyota to launch Mazda-made subcompact in U.S.

Toyota Motor Corp. said it will launch an all new subcompact in the United States this fall, its first model supplied by Mazda Motor Corp. under an original equipment manufacturer agreement. The 1,500cc gasoline engine-powered iA, announced Tuesday and developed based on Mazda’s Demio ...

Dec 21, 2014

Firms agree to cooperate on next-generation assisted driving systems

Japanese automakers, electronics firms and others have reached a basic agreement to unify standards for next-generation assisted driving systems, informed sources told Jiji Press on Sunday. The standards will seek to use the 760 megahertz band, a frequency spectrum left unused since television broadcasting ...

Dec 5, 2014

Mazda to recall over 60,000 vehicles due to brake problem

Mazda Motor Corp. said Thursday it will recall a total of 61,647 units of the CX-5 sport utility vehicle and Atenza sedan, known as the Mazda6 overseas, produced between February 2012 and September 2013 to fix a break problem. According to a report filed ...

Jun 2, 2014

Korean FTA to erode automakers' share in Colombia

Japanese automakers may lose traction in Colombia as a free trade agreement between that country and South Korea takes effect. Under the FTA signed in December 2013, Colombia will incrementally reduce tariffs on automobiles imported from South Korea from 35 percent to zero within ...