CSR

Major Awards from Outside

Major External Evaluation/Awards for FY March 2016*

Category Time Evaluated/Awarded by Evaluated/Award name Evaluated/Award target Country
Mazda CSR

February 2017

External Evaluations of CSR (as of February 28, 2017)

Customer
Satisfaction
(Quality)

  Results of Quality Improvement Initiatives

Customer
Satisfaction
(Products)

August 2015 Keizai Koho Center (Japan Institute for Social and Economic Affairs)

The 31st annual Corporate Communications Awards:
Grand Prize for Corporate Communications

Mazda Motor Corporation Japan
September 2015    German Design Council 

Automotive Brand Contest: Team of the Year Award

Mazda Global Design Division Germany
 

Automotive Brand Contest: Best of the Best Award in the Germany Exterior Volume Brand Category

CX-3

Automotive Brand Contest: Parts & Accessories Category

Bike by KODO concept

October 2015
  
Japan Technical Communicators Association
  

Japan Manual Contest 2015: Manual of the Year Award

Electronic manual of Roadster (MX-5)

 

  
Japan
  

Japan Manual Contest 2015: Award of Excellence in the Electronic Manual Category

Japan Manual Contest 2015: Jury’s Special Award

Japan Manual Contest 2015: Design Award
November 2015 Japan Automotive Hall of Fame (JAHFA) 2015-2016 JAHFA Car of the Year Award Roadster (MX-5) Japan
December 2015 Japan Car of the Year Committee 2015-2016 Japan Car of the Year Roadster (MX-5) Japan
January 2016 Festival Automobile International

The 31st Festival Automobile International: “Most
Beautiful Concept Car of the Year” Award

Mazda RX-VISION France
March 2016 World Car Awards  2016 World Car of the Year MX-5 (Roadster) Global
2016 World Car Design of the Year
April 2016 Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers (JSME) JSME Medal for New Technology for 2015

Incorporation of a new-generation 4WD system “i-ACTIV AWD”

Japan
JSME Young Engineers Awards for 2015

Research on steering wheel characteristics suited to human sensibility

May 2016 Hosted by the Japan Marketing Association The 8th Japan Marketing Awards: Grand Prize

Mazda Motor Corporation

Japan

June 2016

Society of Automotive Engineers of Japan (JSAE)

The 66th JSAE Awards: Technological Development Award

New-generation 4WD system “i-ACTIV AWD” Japan

The 66th JSAE Awards: Asahara Award of Merit in Technology

Long-Term Achievements in Research and Development on Vehicle Interior Design Based on Vehicle Aerodynamic Technology and Sensibility Engineering

Safety

      
May 2015

Society of Automotive Engineers of Japan (JSAE)

The 65th JSAE Awards: Outstanding Technical Paper Award

Study of Factors and Properties that Cause Driver’s Windshield Wiper Control from Analysis of Visual Properties

Japan
July 2015 Kids Design Association

The 9th Kids Design Award: Designs that Contribute to Safety and Security from the Viewpoint of Children;
Category: General

Adaptive LED Headlight (ALH) Japan
April 2016 Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers (JSME) JSME Young Engineers Awards for 2015

Emergency steering assist technology

Japan
June 2016 Society of Automotive Engineers of Japan (JSAE)

The 66th JSAE Awards: Technological Development Award

Lightweight body with high rigidity
SKYACTIV-BODY

Japan
- J-NCAP Third Party Safety Evaluations - Japan
- US-NCAP - U.S.
- IIHS - U.S.
- Euro-NCAP - Europe
Environment April 2015 New Technology Development Foundation

The 47th Ichimura Prize in Industry for Distinguished Achievement

New painting technology Aqua-Tech Paint System

Japan
April 2015 Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology

Commendation for Science and Technology 2015 by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Prizes for Science and Technology (development team)

New-generation highly efficient clean diesel engine
SKYACTIV-D

Japan
May 2015

 

Society of Automotive Engineers of Japan (JSAE) The 65th JSAE Awards: Technological Development Award

New-generation highly efficient automatic transmission SKYACTIV-DRIVE

Japan

 

 

The 65th JSAE Awards: Outstanding Technical Paper Award

Reduction of Exhaust Emissions and Fuel Consumption By Premixed Type Diesel Combustion

The 65th JSAE Awards: Asahara Award of Merit in
Technology

Long-Term Achievements in Research and Development on Lightweight High-Performance Vehicle Body Structures

November 2015

Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry

Sixth Monodzukuri Nippon Grand Award: Prime Minister's Award (Manufacturing and Production Process Category)

New painting technology Aqua-Tech Paint System Japan
December 2015

United States Environmental Protection Agency

Light Duty Fuel Economy Trends Report: Manufacture Adjusted Fuel Economy (First place ranking)

Manufacturer Adjusted Fuel Economy for the 2014 model year

U.S.
April 2016 Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology

Commendation for Science and Technology 2016 by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Prizes for Science and Technology (development team)

Brake Energy Regeneration System "i-ELOOP" Japan
May 2016 Japan Institute of Invention and Innovation

2016 Imperial Invention Prize

New-generation highly efficient clean diesel engine
SKYACTIV-D

Japan

Respect for People
(Skills)

  Major Education and Training Programs

* Including some evaluations/awards after April 2016