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History(2015~)

2016

Corporate History Product History
 

11

·Mazda MX-5 (Roadster) RF debuts in Japan

·World premiere of all-new CX-5 at Los Angeles Auto Show Development of new body color Soul Res Crystal
·CX-4 wins 2017 Chinese Car Design of the Year award for the first time

 

10

·Production of MX-5 RF begins

·Announces product updates for CX-3 and Mazda2 (Demio)

09

·Signs special investment contract with the Russian government for establishment of an engine plant by the joint venture production company created with the Russia's Sollers
 
 

08

·Mazda6 (Atenza) receives product update

07

·Mazda and Isuzu agree on OEM supply of Isuzu next-generation pick-up trucks

07

·Mazda3 (Axela) is updated

·Announces SKYACTIV-VEHICLE DYNAMICS, a new-generation vehicle motion control technology

 

05

·Global production of Mazda3 (Axela) reaches five million units

·CX-3 wins the JNCAP Five Star Award with the highest score for 2015

04

·Starts global roll-out of Aqua-tech Paint System
 

04

·World premiere of CX-4, an all-new crossover SUV

·Production of Roadster reaches one million units

 

03

·World premiere of MX-5 RF retractable hard roof model 4th generation Mazda Roadster wins World Car of the Year and World Car Design of the Year
 

02

·Production of all-new Mazda CX-9 begins

01

·Opens Mazda Brand Space Osaka

01

·Mazda RX-VISION selected as the most beautiful concept car in France

 

VEHICLE

2015

Corporate History Product History

12

·Over 3 million new-generation vehicles produced

12

·4th generation Roadster (MX-5) wins Car of the Year Japan
Mazda Roadster (MX-5) was named the 2015-2016  Car of the Year Japan. It was the sixth Mazda to take the award and secured consecutive wins for Mazda following the Demio (Mazda2) in 2014.
Mazda Roadster (MX-5) was named the 2015-2016 Car of the Year Japan. It was the sixth Mazda to take the award and secured consecutive wins for Mazda following the Demio (Mazda2) in 2014.
 

11

·World premiere of 2nd generation CX-9
·Aqua-tech Paint System receives Prime Minister's Award at Monodzukuri Nippon Grand Awards
·4th generation Roadster (MX-5) wins JAHFA Car of the Year
 

10

·Unveils RX-VISION concept at Tokyo Motor Show
The RX-VISION concept represents Mazda's ultimate vision of a front-engine rear-wheel drive sports car based on KODO design principles. Featuring next-generation rotary engine SKYACTIV-R, it also represents a dream the company one day hopes to make into  reality.
The RX-VISION concept represents Mazda's ultimate vision of a front-engine rear-wheel drive sports car based on KODO design principles. Featuring next-generation rotary engine SKYACTIV-R, it also represents a dream the company one day hopes to make into reality.

09

·Mazda's Miyoshi Proving Ground celebrates 50th anniversary

09

·Unveils Mazda KOERU concept
Mazda revealed the KOERU concept offering a mix of sporty and refined styling and performance at the Frankfurt Motor Show
Mazda revealed the KOERU concept offering a mix of sporty and refined styling and performance at the Frankfurt Motor Show.
·Global Design Team, CX-3 and Bike by KODO Concept recognized by German Design Awards

07

·Production of freshened BT-50 begins in Thailand
·Donates books telling story of Hiroshima through manga to schools in Hiroshima prefecture

07

·Cutting-edge Active LED Headlights receive Kids Design award

06

·Participates in Goodwood Festival of Speed in 2015
Mazda Motors UK participated in Goodwood Festival of Speed, one of the world biggest historic motor sports events. This year Mazda was honored with the gigantic Central Feature monument.
Mazda Motors UK participated in Goodwood Festival of Speed, one of the world biggest historic motor sports events. This year Mazda was honored with the gigantic Central Feature monument.

06

·Introduces digital owner's manual with the 4th generation MX-5

05

·Mazda and Toyota team up to make cars better
·Production of CX-5 reaches one million units
Production reached one million units only three years and five months after the production start in November, 2011. It was the second fastest Mazda model to reach the one-million mark, after the Mazda3.
Production reached one million units only three years and five months after the production start in November, 2011. It was the second fastest Mazda model to reach the one-million mark, after the Mazda3.

05

·4th generation MX-5 (Roadster) goes on sale

04

·Mazda Design: The car as Art held in Milan
Works of art designed by Mazda, including Bike by KODO Concept and Sofa by KODO Concept were on display.
Works of art designed by Mazda, including Bike by KODO Concept and Sofa by KODO Concept were on display.
 
 

03

·Three Mazda models honored with Red Dot Design Awards

02

·Mazda CSR Report receives award of excellence in Japan's Environmental Communication Awards

02

·First generation CX-3 goes on sale
·Unveils world's first Natural Sound Smoother that reduces diesel knock noise in diesel engines

01

·Begins production at new transmission plant in Thailand
·Agrees to make new national sales company in South Africa a joint venture with Itochu
 

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