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Mazda unveiled the all-new subcompact Mazda2 for the first time in North America yesterday in Montreal, Canada, on the eve of the 2015 Montréal International Auto Show. The completely redesigned Mazda2 is the fourth model in Mazda’s line-up of new-generation vehicles that feature the company’s SKYACTIV Technology and KODO – Soul of Motion design. The […]

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Mazda announced production of its redesigned Mazda2 has begun at the company’s new plant in Mexico. Additionally, Mazda de Mexico Vehicle Operation (MMVO) engine machining plant, under construction since last year, has been completed and the plant began operating on October 21, 2014. Mazda added products featuring SKYACTIV Technology are enjoying strong sales globally and […]

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Mazda’s upcoming redesigned Mazda2 has won the Car of the Year Japan trophy. In a nail-biting finish between the Mazda2 and the Mercedes Benz C-Class, the Hiroshima compact car polled 423 votes to come from behind and win the Car of the Year Japan by 19 votes. The C-Class finished with 404 votes. This result […]

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Having successfully completed redesigns on the compact Mazda3, mid-size Mazda6 and CX-5 SUV in the last few years, the company has revealed the results of its latest efforts. After seven model years in North America, the Mazda2 subcompact will be replaced by an all-new version, which although called a “2016,” will arrive early in calendar […]

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The next generation Mazda2 will offer diesel power in the form of a new 1.5 liter engine and a full SKYACTIV suite of features. Mazda confirmed June 11 its all-new Mazda2 will debut with the SKYACTIV-D 1.5, a brand-new 1.5-liter clean diesel engine. The next-generation B-segment model will be initially launched in Japan. First unveiled […]

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Mazda unveiled its next-generation subcompact concept model, named Mazda HAZUMI, at the Geneva Motor Show. This concept hints at Mazda’s next-generation subcompact car, the Mazda2. The Mazda HAZUMI concept incorporates, per Mazda, the four key pillars of Mazda’s vehicle engineering: SKYACTIV TECHNOLOGY, KODO—Soul of Motion design, Mazda Proactive Safety, and next-generation car connectivity system Mazda […]

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Mazda and Toyota announced a plan today that will deepen ties between the two manufacturers in an effort to reduce development costs. The two manufacturers said today that they are forming a joint committee to evaluate “how best to utilize each company’s respective strengths.” Earlier this week, reports suggested that Toyota is planning to supply […]

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Toyota and Mazda are in the final stages of a new agreement to collaborate on eco-oriented technology. More restrictive fuel economy and emissions regulations, along with increased pressure from the competition, led to this partnership, according to the Nikkei Asian Review. “Toyota intends to supply fuel cell and plug-in-hybrid technology … Mazda, which has lagged […]

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Mazda managed to break 20 speed records with its diesel-powered Mazda6. The company set these 20 records, which are still subject to FIA homologation, at the ATP test oval in Papenburg, Germany. Three Mazda6 SKYACTIV-D 2.2-liter clean diesels completed a 24-hour marathon run on the high-speed track this last weekend, with the front car achieving […]

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Skyactiv models are becoming the mainstay of Mazda sales. Mazda North American Operations (MNAO) reported April U.S. sales of 22,434 vehicles, representing an increase of 12.8 percent versus last year. Year-to-date sales through April are up 2.4 percent versus last year, with 100,492 vehicles sold. MNAO said SKYACTIV Technology totaled 85.8 percent of Mazda’s April […]

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