• Bloomberg

  • SHARE

Mazda Motor Corp.’s Demio compact car won Japan’s 2008 RJC Car of the Year award, topping six other nominees, including Honda Motor Co.’s Fit compact and Toyota Motor Corp.’s Mark X Zio minivan.

The redesigned Demio, equipped with a 1.3- or 1.5-liter engine, went on sale in July. Hiroshima-based Mazda plans to start selling the model under the name Mazda2 in Europe and China later this fiscal year.

Unable to view this article?

This could be due to a conflict with your ad-blocking or security software.

Please add japantimes.co.jp and piano.io to your list of allowed sites.

If this does not resolve the issue or you are unable to add the domains to your allowlist, please see out this support page.

We humbly apologize for the inconvenience.

In a time of both misinformation and too much information, quality journalism is more crucial than ever.
By subscribing, you can help us get the story right.

SUBSCRIBE NOW