Business / Corporate Aug 1, 2018

Mazda posts lower quarterly profit as expenses bite

Mazda Motor Corp. on Wednesday posted a 17 percent drop in operating profit for the first quarter, as a rise in discounting on U.S. vehicles and costs to improve its dealership network in the country overshadowed an increase in sales. Operating profit at Japan's fifth-largest ...

Business 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 developing ...

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

Business / Corporate 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 two-seat, ...

Japanese automakers set sales records in U.S.

Business / Corporate 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 gas ...