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Mazda's Ujina Plant (reference image)

Mazda’s global production up 9.2% to 126,678 units; August results

Mazda Motor Corporation announced its results of production and sales for August 2016. According to these results, global production grew 9.2% from the previous year to 126,678 units, resulting in its first surplus in four months.
New Mazda MX-5 at 2014 Paris Motor Show

Mazda snubs 2016 Paris Motor Show and says it's not related to global strategy

The 2016 Paris Motor Show opened its doors on September 29 and there was nothing on display from Mazda.
Mazda MX-5 RF (Roadster RF in Japan)

Mazda to display historic and new coupes at Design Touch from October 14

Mazda will display the MX-5 RF and Luce Rotary Coupe at Tokyo Midtown Design Touch 2016 from October 14.
Mazda Foundation FY 2016 Research Aid (stock photo)

Mazda Foundation: Research Support For Scientific, Technological, And Youth Health Oriented Research Projects

As a means of assisting research during FY 2016, the Mazda Foundation announced on 26 September that the foundation would be supplying ¥40,000,000 ($397,000 USD) in an effort to invigorate science and technology as well as youth health promotional activities for 40 different projects.
Laguna Seca (photo by Kenny Nakajima)

Mazda Supports Motorsports: Creating A Ladder System From The Grassroots Up

Located in the picturesque resort town of Monterey, nestled in the suburbs of San Francisco in northern California is the Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. The Laguna Seca circuit is the only one in the world, much less the US, whose name is adorned with the name of an auto manufacturer.
New Mazda CX-9

Mazda's new Machine Grey color for US CX-9 becomes its most popular

Mazda's newly developed Machine Grey Premium has become the most popular color choice for its CX-9 mid-sized SUV in the US, now representing a total of 24% of its sales.
Areas of improvement

Mazda recalls Mazda3 over headlight direction misalignment risk

On September 15, Mazda issued a recall with Japan's Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism for the Mazda3 over a defect in the Adjustable Driving Beam (ADB).
New and improved Mazda6

New and improved Mazda6 offers black pillars and ceiling for luxury grade

The newly improved Mazda6, which the company released on August 25, offers an even more dynamic performance than the previous model with the use of features like its G-vectoring control and diesel engine's highly precise supercharger system.

Mazda expands rear gate damper recall to 4 models in the United States

Mazda has expanded the September 1 Japanese recall of its rear gate damper stay over corrosion problems to the United States as well.
Laguna Seca (Photo by: Kenny Nakajima)

Photo Feature: “Sparky” captures checkered flag at MX-5 Cup Invitational

The MX-5 Cup Invitational was held on September 10 & 11 at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in California where American Nathaniel “Sparky” Sparks captured the overall victory. Japanese driver Yuui Tsutsumi finished in fifth place.
The all-new Mazda CX-5

2016 Los Angeles Auto Show: Mazda to highlight this year’s show with global premiere

It looks as though Mazda is set to unveil a brand new vehicle at the Los Angeles Auto Show in November. This was announced on September 9 by organizers for the upcoming 2016 Los Angeles Auto Show.
Mazda CX-4

Mazda US sales down 12.8% with CX-3 sales 2.1 times last year's in August

On September 1, Mazda North America reported its US new car sales for August. Total sales were 26,109 units, which is down 12.8% year-on-year and marks the first downturn in two months.
Mazda CX-5

Mazda and Sollers to establish engine production plant in Russia

On September 2, Mazda Motor Corporation and OJSC Sollers announced that Mazda Sollers Manufacturing Rus (MSMR), their joint venture located in Vladivostok in the Primorsky region of Russia’s Far Eastern Federal District, and the Russian government have agreed to and signed a memorandum for the establishment of an engine production plant at MSMR.
North American version of the Mazda 6 (the Atenza, in Japan)

Mazda recalls over 40,000 units of Mazda 6 for defective airbags

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in the US announced that a recall has been conducted on the Mazda 6 (the Atenza, in Japan) by Mazda North American Operations.
Mazda headquarters (Hiroshima)

Mazda establishes ASEAN project room to strengthen Asian strategy

Mazda announced that it had made an organization change, creating a new ASEAN project room and added it to its headquarters as of September 1.
Mazda CX-3

Recall: Mazda issues recall over Skyactiv-D ECU defect

On September 1, Mazda issued a recall for the CX-3 over a defect in the engine system's computer (ECU) with the Japanese Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport.

Mazda plans to boost Thailand engine production from 3,000 to 10,000 yearly

On August 30, Mazda announced that it aimed to boost production at its Mazda Powertrain Manufacturing (MPMT) facility in Thailand to 100,000 engines per year by the first half of 2018 and establishing a new machining shop that can produce engines at that scale.

Mazda to offer anniversary MX-Miata RF Launch Edition to chosen loyal customers

Mazda is releasing a special Launch Edition of its MX-5 Miata RF to commemorate the anniversary of its release. The Launch Edition is limited to 1,000 and Mazda is starting by offering it to its most valued customers.

Mazda North America recalls CX-7 over suspension defect

According to the United States National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Mazda has issued a recall in the US for the CX-7 SUV.
Mazda Miata MX-5 RF

Mazda to release MX-5 Miata RF Launch Edition in limited run of 1,000

On August 18, Mazda North America announced that it was releasing the commemorative MX-5 Miata RF Launch Edition with a limited run of 1,000.
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