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Mazda to Exhibit Special Needs Vehicles at Int. Home Care & Rehabilitation Exhibition 2008

Mazda Motor Corporation will exhibit three special needs vehicles at the 35th International Home Care & Rehabilitation Exhibition (H.C.R.) 2008, organized by Japan’s Health and Welfare Information Association, from September 24 through 26, 2008, at the Tokyo International Exhibition Center. Mazda will display three special needs vehicles intended for the Japanese market. The AZ-Wagon i is equipped to carry wheelchairs, the MPV Second Row

Mazda Develops Plastic Molding Technology Which Reduces Consumption of Plastic Resins by 30 Percent

As part of its efforts to reduce vehicle weight, Mazda Motor Corporation has developed a new plastic molding technology that enables a substantial reduction in the weight of plastic parts used in vehicles. This plastic molding manufacturing technique cuts the consumption of plastic resins that are used as raw material by approximately 20 to 30 percent, with associated reductions in vehicle weight. The most common manufacturing method for produ

Mazda Kiyora concept to make its global debut in Paris

Mazda Kiyora, a lightweight, next generation, urban compact concept car, will be revealed at the 2008 Paris International Motor Show to be held from Thursday, 2 October until Sunday, 19 October 2008. Mazda Kiyora (meaning ‘clean and pure’ in Japanese) represents the harmony between driving pleasure and environme

Mazda CX-9 At 2008 Moscow Motor Show

Launched in North America in 2007, Mazda CX-9 was praised as a new crossover SUV that combines a sleek and sporty look and an exhilarating driving experience with high quality, space and flexibility. Mazda’s first three-row SUV has been a hit since then with customers and experts alike, winning North America’s coveted 2008 Truck of the Year award, which includes medium/large SUVs, and selling more than 53,000 units globally through June 2008. The secret to this success has been an outstan

Mazda Kazamai At 2008 Moscow Motor Show

Last year, Mazda Motor Corporation announced that it was embarking on a new direction with technology development. The strategy, called ‘Sustainable Zoom-Zoom,’ would focus on producing vehicles that combine Mazda’s trademark driving excitement with further evolved environmental and safety technologies. ‘Sustainable Zoom-Zoom’ and Mazda’s Nagare design have been combined in the Mazda Kazamai concept car which showcases how Mazda could deliver a vehicle in the near future that is

New Mazda Biante Minivan Sales Take Off in Japan

HIROSHIMA, Japan—Mazda Motor Corporation has announced that orders for the new Mazda Biante minivan were more than double the sales target in its first month of sales. Orders have surpassed 6,000 units since the Biante was launched in Japan on July 8, 2008. To date, 90 percent of orders have been for models equipped with the 2.0-liter direct injection engine. Approximately 65 percent of customers have opted for the 20S grade, followed by 26 percent who chose the 20CS grade and 9 percent who selected the 23S. Whi

North American All-New Mazda6 Production Begins at AutoAlliance International

Mazda Motor Corporation today (July 23) announced that a Job One ceremony was held at AutoAlliance International Inc. in Flat Rock, Michigan to celebrate the first United States production of the North American all-new Mazda6. The all-new Mazda6 inherits and further evolves the sporty styling and superb driving performance of the first generation Mazda6. The North American model features a larger body and greater engine displacement to meet th

Mazda6: The Evolution Of Zoom-Zoom

The original MAZDA6, introduced in late 2002 for the 2003 model year, made Zoom-Zoom the two most evocative words in the automotive lexicon. This sport sedan was the first Mazda vehicle to benefit from the spirit of a true sports car infused in a five-passenger, 4-door sedan. That revolutionary combination created a commotion in the mid-size class where strict practicality, affordability, and economy of operation usually leave no room for driving enjoyment. The original MAZDA6’s vitality is wh

Mazda Kazamai concept to premiere at Moscow

Mazda has confirmed it will unveil an all-new concept – a sporty, compact crossover vehicle, called the Mazda Kazamai – at the Moscow International Automobile Salon (MIAS) on Tuesday 26 August. Kazamai, which means “swirling crosswinds” in Japanese, expresses the powerful yet nimble image of a stylish and compact crossover.  The concept is based on Mazda’s long-term vision for technology development ‘Sustainable Zoom-Zoom’ which aims to provide a unique balance between sporty driving fun, and supe

Ensational Furai concept heads Mazda line-up for bims

The sensational Mazda Furai concept car, which made its world premiere at the Detroit Show in January and performed at the Goodwood Festival of Speed, will head a line-up of 18 Mazda cars on display at the British International Motor Show from 23 July. Celebrating over 40 years of Mazda’s rotary engine and internatio

Freshened Mazda Demio Now on Sale in Japan

Mazda Motor Corporation has freshened its globally popular Demio compact car for the Japanese market. It goes on sale today at all Mazda, Mazda Anfini and Mazda Autozam dealerships nationwide. Manufacturer’s suggested retail prices (including consumption tax) range from 1,190,000 to 1,580,000 yen. The updated Demio comes with refined interior and exterior styling. Two vivid exterior body colors — Passion Orange Mica and Golden Red Mica — have been newly added to the range. Inside, the standard black seats

Mazda Releases All-New Biante Minivan

Mazda Motor Corporation has announced the sales launch of the newly developed Mazda Biante for the Japanese market. Mazda’s mid-size tall ‘high-roof’ minivan goes on sale today at all Mazda, Mazda Anfini and Mazda Autozam dealerships throughout Japan. Manufacturer’s suggested retail prices (including consumption tax) range from 2,199,000 to 2,650,000 yen for the front-wheel-drive (FWD) models. The target sales volume is 3,000 units a month. The Mazda Biante was developed exclusively f