Special edit

Mazda3 for North America

Mazda recalls Mazda3 in US over gas leak risk

Mazda North America has issued a recall in the US for its flagship model, the Mazda3 (Axela in Japan).
Mazda MX-5 Miata RF (Roadster RF)

Mazda MX-5 Miata RF price set at $31,555USD

At the end of October, Mazda North America unveiled the pricing in the US for the MX-5 Miata RF (Roadster RF in Japan).
Mazda's Launch Edition, a commemorative limited edition model for the Mazda MX-5 Miata RF

Mazda’s Launch Edition to general public sells out in 13 hours

On October 11, Mazda North American Operations (MNAO) announced that all 1,000 limited units of the Launch Edition, a commemorative model for the MX-5 Miata RF (the Roadster RF, in Japan) have been sold.
Mazda3 (Axela) sedan

Mazda conducts recall on Mazda3 in the US for defective fuel tanks

Mazda Motor Corporation has conducted a recall for its Mazda3 (the Axela, in Japan) for the US market.
Manual Operation Equipped MX-5 druver's and passenger's side

2016 International Home Care & Rehabilitation Exhibition: Mazda displays manual operation MX-5 and Mazda 3

On October 12, Mazda displayed Manual Operation Equipped MX-5 and Mazda 3 at the International Home Care & Rehabilitation Exhibition. The Manual Operation Equipped models allow drivers who are unable to use their feet to drive the car in a way that's fun and comfortable. The company plans to release the models to the market within the year.
Mazda CX-4

Mazda's China sales up 48.7% in September

On October 9, Mazda published its China new car sales for September. Total sales were 29,043 units, which represents significant 48.7% year-on-year growth and marks the 4th month of growth.
The all-new Mazda CX-9

Mazda sales down 2.8% in the US despite popular SUVs; September results

On October 3, Mazda North American Operations announced its sales results for September 2016 for the US market. According to these results, overall unit sales fell 2.8% from the previous year to 24,889 units, resulting in a deficit for the second straight month.
The first Mazda MX-5 RF (Roadster RF) in production (European model)

Mazda begins production of MX-5 RF for North America and Europe

On October 4, Mazda Motor Corporation commenced production of its MX-5 RF (Roadster RF) retractable hardtop model at their Ujina No. 1 Plant in Hiroshima.
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.