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2010-

2010

2010 Corporate History 2010 Product History
    01 ·Delivers Premacy Hydrogen RE Hybrid to Iwatani Corporation, a first in the Kyushu region of Japan

·World premiere of the all-new Mazda5 at the 2010 Geneva Motor Show
03 ·Agrees to license Hybrid System Technology from Toyota Motor Corporation 03 ·Exhibits Mazda SKY Concept powertrains and premium sporty Mazda8 minivan at Beijing International Automotive Exhibition
    04 ·i-stop receives Ichimura Industrial Award
    05 ·Receives IAHE Sir William Grove Award for initiatives in hydrogen rotary engines
    07 ·Launches all-new Premacy (Mazda5) in Japan
08 ·Invests US$350 million to produce a next-generation compact pickup truck at AutoAlliance (Thailand), a joint venture with Ford    
09 ·Joins Hiroshima-no-Moritsukuri Forum, an environmental association dedicated to the upkeep of forests in Hiroshima prefecture and begins to take part in forest conservation activities through Mazda-no-Mori (The Mazda Forest)
·Begins construction of the new wing of the Mazda Hospital
09 ·Announces new design theme: KODO-Soul of Motion

·Global production of the Mazda6 (Atenza) reaches two million units
·World premiere of the all-new Mazda BT-50 pickup truck
    10 ·Reveals next-generation SKYACTIV Technologies
11 ·Hofu Plant builds nine millionth car
   
       

2011

2011 Corporate History 2011 Product History
01 ·Agrees to new OEM supply contract with Nissan 01 ·Exhibits Mazda MINAGI concept at the Geneva Motor Show
02

·Signs comprehensive cooperation agreement with Hiroshima University

02

·Production of Mazda MX-5 reaches 900,000 units, setting new Guinness World Record
·i-STOP receives the 8th New Japan Society for the Promotion of Machine Industry prize

03 ·Begins local assembly of the Mazda3 in Thailand and Malaysia    
    04 ·Global production of the Mazda3 reaches three million units
    05 ·Two Mazda researchers receive JSAE award
06 ·Agrees to establish a vehicle production facility in Mexico and a sales company in Brazil jointly with Sumitomo
·Introduces outside director system
06 ·Mazda receives 2011 JIII Award for invention of eco-friendly paints
·Launches refreshed Titan truck
·1991 Le Mans winning Mazda 787B returns to the Le Mans circuit after 20 years
·Launches refreshed Mazda Demio with high-efficiency direct injection gasoline engine, SKYACTIV-G 1.3
    07 ·Adds special needs vehicles to Premacy lineup
    08 ·World premiere of all-new crossover SUV, Mazda CX-5 at Frankfurt Motor Show
·Cutting-edge safety technology, Rear Vehicle Monitoring System, receives Euro NCAP Advanced award
    09 ·Launches second SKYACTIV model, upgraded Mazda Axela (Mazda3) in Japan
10 ·Begins construction of Mexican plant with Sumitomo
· Local assembly of the Mazda2 begins at Vina Mazda in Vietnam
10 ·Receives award from Industrial Science and Technology Policy and Environment Bureau, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry for technology to recycle used bumpers for new vehicles
·Premieres next-generation medium-size sedan concept, Mazda TAKERI at Tokyo Motor Show
    11 ·SKYACTIV-G 1.3 gasoline engine wins 2012 RJC Technology of the Year

·Launches i-ELOOP, world's first capacitor-based brake energy regeneration system for a passenger car
·Mazdaspeed3 receives ALG Award for Highest Residual Value in U.S. (sports car segment)
·All-new Mazda Demio 13-SKYACTIV wins the Chairperson's Award, Eco-Products Award Steering Committee
    12 ·Mazda Demio 13-SKYACTIV named 2011-2012 Car Technology of the Year by the Japan Automotive Hall of Fame
·Mazda Demio 13-SKYACTIV wins 2011-2012 Car of the Year Japan 'Special Award'
·Combustion technology from the SKYACTIV-G engine wins the Technology Award from the Combustion Society of Japan
       

2012

2012 Corporate History 2012 Product History
01 ·Completes construction of new wing of Mazda Hospital (In-Patient Ward)    
    02

·Develops resin material for vehicle parts for weight reduction
·Launches all-new Mazda CX-5 Crossover SUV

·Highly efficient high-compression SKYACTIV-G gasoline engine receives the Japan Society for Promotion Machine Industry award

    03 ·All-new Mazda CX-5 named "Top Safety Pick" by IIHS
    04 ·Launches upgraded Demio and Premacy that qualify for eco-car tax reduction program in Japan
·Five Mazda researchers receive 2011Medal for New Technology from the Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers
·Mazda and Ford invest additional US$27 million in AutoAlliance Thailand to boost pickup production capacity
05 ·Begins co-operative program with Fiat to develop and produce an open-top two-seater sports car 05 ·Ten Mazda researchers receive awards from the Society of Automotive Engineers of Japan
·Mazda CX-5 receives maximum five-star Euro NCAP safety rating
·Launches Mazda Demio with improved fuel economy in Japan
    06 ·Launches all-new Flair wagon in Japan
·Launches upgraded Verisa in Japan
07 ·Increases annual production capacity of SKYAVTIV-G and SKYACTIV-D engines to 800,000 units
·Hofu plant welcomes its 500,000th plant tour visitor
07 ·Launches upgraded Mazda Roadster in Japan
·World premiere of the all-new Mazda6 at the Moscow Motor Show
09 ·Establishes Mazda Sollers, a local production joint venture with Sollers in Russia
·Establishes Mazda Malaysia, a joint venture with Bermaz in Malaysia
09 ·World premier of the all-new CX-9 at Australian International Motor Show
    10 ·Begins lease sales of the Demio EV electric vehicle in Japan

·Launches all-new Flair and Flair Custom Style in Japan
11 ·Agrees to produce Toyota vehicles at new plant in Mexico
·Establishes Changan Mazda Automobile in China
11 ·Mazda CX-5 SKYACTIV-D 2.2 named Car Technology of the Year award by Japan Automotive Hall of Fame
·Launches all-new Carol Eco in Japan
·Launches 3rd generation Mazda6 (Atenza) equipped with i-ACTIVSENSE advanced safety technologies

·Mazda CX-5 wins Japan Car of the Year
    12 ·Mazda's next-generation SKYACTIV-D clean diesel engine receives the Technology Award from the Combustion Society of Japan
·Launches upgraded CX-5
       

2013

2013 Corporate History 2013 Product History
01 ·Mazda and Fiat sign agreement to produce new Alfa Romeo roadster 01 ·Mazda CX-5 named the top-selling SUV in Japan in 2012
·Becomes world's first automaker to adopt square steel pipe parts processed with 3 Dimensional Hot Bending and Quench technology
·Refreshed Premacy is first minivan to adopt SKYACTIV technology
·Diesel engine catalysis receives technology receives award from Catalysis Society of Japan
03 ·Camera application "Carpture for Drivers" wins ATTT award in Contents Application category
·Together with Nippon Paint, offers Soul Red-inspired paint for use on Hiroshima Toyo Carp baseball team's helmets
03 ·Launches all-new Flair Wagon in Japan
04 ·Mazda president and CEO Takashi Yamanouchi receives Mexico's Order of the Aztec Eagle Award
04 ·Receives commendation from Japan's Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology for the development the SKYACTIV-G gasoline engine
·Mazda researchers receive 2012 Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers' Medal for New Technology and Ichimura Industrial Award for development of the SKYACTIV-D clean diesel engine
05 ·Receives awards from Society of Automotive Engineers of Japan 05 ·Launches refreshed Biante equipped with SKYACTIV Technology
    06 ·Reveals the all-new Mazda3 (Axela)
07 ·Introduces new automotive insurance, Support Plus, in Japan
·Begins construction of new transmission plant in Thailand
·Establishes new national sales company in South Africa
   
08 ·Announces production capacity increase for SKYACTIV engines from 800,000 to one million units
·Hofu plant builds ten millionth car

·Acquires naming rights for the Hiroshima municipal stadium and preserves the name Mazda Zoom-Zoom Stadium Hiroshima
   
09 ·Receives METI minister's award for Monotsukuri Innovation at the 5th Monodzukuri Nippon Grand Awards
·Exhibits at CEATEC JAPAN for the first time
·Resolves to sell Mazda vehicles in all ten ASEAN countries
09 ·Mazda's advanced safety vehicle Atenza ASV-5 begins trials on public roads

·Launches fully-redesigned Mazda Scrum
·Introduces next-generation car connectivity system 'Mazda Connect' with the all-new Mazda3 (Axela)
11 ·Launches official applications SHAKIN' RACER and MOTIONIST 11 ·Launches Flair Wagon wheelchair-mover in Japan
·Launches all-new Axela (Mazda3) in Japan

·Mazda Atenza (Mazda6) wins RJC Car of the Year
·Mazda Atenza (Mazda6) wins 2013-2014 Car of the Year Japan "Emotional Award"
12 ·Chosen for inclusion in Ethibel EXCELLENCE Investment Registers by Forum ETHIBEL, an organization that promotes socially responsible investments 12 ·Launches new micro-mini Flair Crossover