Tag: Mazda UK Automobiles

Mazda Workforce Joest battles to the end on the Sebring 12 Hours

Making it to the end of the 12 Hours of Sebring is one of many largest challenges in sports activities automobile racing, and regardless of each of its vehicles encountering main setbacks throughout the race, the vehicles of Mazda Workforce Joest made it to the end in Saturday’s 12 Hours of Sebring. The primary problem for the drivers of Mazda Workforce Joest got here within the type of the climate, as a heavy rain handed via Sebring Worldwide Raceway throughout the first a part of the day, inflicting the race to begin underneath a full course warning. When the race lastly bought underway, Tristan Nunez, who had certified the No. 77 Mazda RT24-P in second place, stormed to the lead with a daring move on the surface of Sebring’s flip one. Nevertheless, the problem by the No. 77 got here to an finish when drawback triggered the automobile to cease....




Mazda Motor Europe publicizes new President & CEO

Mazda Motor Europe (MME) has as we speak introduced that efficient 1st April 2019, Yasuhiro Aoyama, at present Managing Government Officer at Mazda Motor Company in Japan, will grow to be President & CEO of MME succeeding Jeff Guyton, who will grow to be President of Mazda North American Operations (MNAO) having led the European enterprise since 2009. Asserting the adjustments, Akira Marumoto, Consultant Director, President & CEO of Mazda mentioned: “As Mazda strikes ahead with its new technology merchandise, together with the current launch of the Mazda3 and Mazda CX-30, it’s the proper time to place into motion administration adjustments now we have been planning in North America and Europe, two areas important to our continued progress. “North America is Mazda’s largest area by way of gross sales and income. We’re additionally at present constructing a new meeting plant collectively with Toyota, and making substantial investments, along with vendor....


Mazda CX-30 makes world debut on the Geneva Motor Present

Making its world debut on the 2019 Geneva Motor Present, the brand new Mazda CX-30 is the second mannequin within the firm’s next-generation line-up. The compact SUV encapsulates the Mazda possession expertise, combining uniquely elegant Kodo styling with human-centric inside design and Jinba Ittai driving pleasure of unprecedented high quality. four,395 mm lengthy, 1,795 mm huge, 1,540 mm excessive and with a 2,655 mm  wheelbase, the Mazda CX-30 enters a new market section for Mazda. Positioned between the CX-Three and the long-established and standard CX-5, it fulfils the necessities of consumers who want to mix the compact, urban-friendly dimensions of the previous with the area and practicality of the latter. The brand new Mazda CX-30 showcases a extra mature Kodo design language which retains vitality however now targets higher styling status via the class and purity of a minimalist aesthetic impressed by the purest traditions of Japanese artwork and the....




A Message from All-New Mazda3 Program Supervisor Kota Beppu

How do you go about creating an object of common want? Program Supervisor Kota Beppu reveals how hands-on experiences helped his group to seize the spirit of the All-New Mazda3. At Mazda, we don’t engineer to a spec – we engineer to a sense. The moments that transfer are all the time the place to begin for planning a brand new automobile. I need the completed product to specific these emotions clearly, however there may be an apparent downside: How can I reproduce and even adequately talk these emotions and experiences to the event group? I used to be satisfied that provided that the folks concerned within the preliminary planning phases shared the identical enter would they arrive to the identical conclusion as me. So I took designers and planners with me to go and meet prospects all over the world. We all the time develop our automobiles with the....


Mazda Introduces G-Vectoring Management Plus (GVC Plus)

Mazda added G-Vectoring Management Plus (GVC Plus) to the Skyactiv-Automobile Dynamics bundle[1]. GVC Plus is the second technology of Mazda’s car dynamics management know-how. Constructing on the sleek and environment friendly car behaviour delivered by GVC, GVC Plus provides direct yaw second management by way of the brakes. When cornering, GVC Plus frivolously applies brake pressure to the outer wheels because the steering wheel is returned to the centre place. This supplies a restoration second that restores the car to straight-line working and achieves better stability. This permits the automobile to raised deal with emergency avoidance manoeuvres and gives extra confidence-inspiring controllability in varied conditions, together with high-speed lane modifications and driving on slippery roads. The primary European Mazda mannequin utilizing the brand new GVC Plus know-how is the All-New Mazda3. The second technology of Mazda’s car dynamics management know-how will probably be constantly launched to additional fashions. The first....




Mazda publicizes UK value and specification for the All-New Mazda3 hatchback

Having made its debut on the 2018 Los Angeles Motor Present, Mazda has introduced UK pricing and specification for the All-New Mazda3 hatchback. Obtainable to order within the UK now, the All-New Mazda3 is the primary of the Japanese agency’s next-generation automobiles and displays the very newest in Mazda’s engineering, design and manufacturing. Provided initially with both a 122ps 2.Zero-litre Skyactiv-G petrol or 116ps Skyactiv-D diesel engine, the UK mannequin line-up sees a alternative of 5 trim ranges: SE-L, SE-L Lux, Sport Lux, GT Sport and GT Sport Tech. Mazda’s progressive Skyactiv-X Spark Managed Compression Ignition engine and the Saloon mannequin will be a part of the vary later within the yr. Specified with a stage of normal tools by no means seen earlier than on a Mazda hatchback, the All-New Mazda3 options high-end expertise equivalent to a windscreen projecting color head-up show with Site visitors Signal Recognition, Mazda Radar....


Mazda declares UK worth and specification for the All-New Mazda3 hatchback

Having made its debut on the 2018 Los Angeles Motor Present, Mazda has introduced UK pricing and specification for the All-New Mazda3 hatchback. Accessible to order within the UK now, the All-New Mazda3 is the primary of the Japanese agency’s next-generation autos and displays the very newest in Mazda’s engineering, design and manufacturing. Provided initially with both a 122ps 2.Zero-litre Skyactiv-G petrol or 116ps Skyactiv-D diesel engine, the UK mannequin line-up sees a alternative of 5 trim ranges: SE-L, SE-L Lux, Sport Lux, GT Sport and GT Sport Tech. Mazda’s revolutionary Skyactiv-X Spark Managed Compression Ignition engine and the Saloon mannequin will be a part of the vary later within the yr. Specified with a degree of normal tools by no means seen earlier than on a Mazda hatchback, the All-New Mazda3 options high-end know-how resembling a windscreen projecting color head-up show with Visitors Signal Recognition, Mazda Radar Cruise Management....




Mobility on demand with Mazda Germany Carsharing!

Mazda Carsharing is successful story from Mazda Germany. Since its launch in summer season 2018 Mazda Carsharing has grown steadily turning Mazda into an necessary mobility supplier in Germany. After only some months in place, the initiative even received the Linked Automotive Award 2018 within the class “New Mobility”, elected amongst 23,000 readers of AUTO BILD and COMPUTER BILD. In August 2018 Mazda Motors Germany (MMD) efficiently launched Mazda Carsharing – a station-based mobility supply in cooperation with Flinkster, Germany’s largest carsharing-network run by Deutsche Bahn. The fleet consists of 850 absolutely outfitted autos of all the Mazda mannequin vary out there at 339 carsharing stations all through Germany – a few of them situated at Mazda dealerships. This makes Mazda Carsharing one of many largest station-based carsharing suppliers within the nation. Robust cooperation companions like Lidl grocery store, among the many largest gamers within the German meals retail market,....


2019 Mazda MX-5 named Greatest Cabriolet within the UK Automobile of the Yr Awards

The 2019 Mazda MX-5 has been named Greatest Cabriolet within the UK Automobile of the Yr Awards, with the judges acknowledging that with its new 184ps 2.Zero-litre engine, the present technology of MX-5 is healthier than ever. Right here’s the feedback of the judges: “The most effective ever roadster. FACT.” Mat Watson “Mazda has revolutionised its iconic roadster with this stronger engine that turns it from sporting into a real sportscar nice.” Alisdair Suttie “Such an iconic and legendary automotive for it’s good dealing with and all-round enjoyable, however this yr it received higher on the smart bits with much less emissions regardless of further energy, in addition to enhanced consolation and security package.” Paul Barker “The 2018 replace to the Skyactiv-G – bringing peak energy to 184hp, or 181bhp – has made the two.Zero-litre an entire no-brainer alternative. By no means has a mere 24hp and 5Nm made such....




Mazda unveils MX-5 30th Anniversary Version in Racing Orange

Three a long time after the 1989 Chicago Motor Present was the stage for the debut of the unique MX-5, Mazda has at the moment unveiled the MX-5 30th Anniversary Version on the 2019 Chicago Motor Present, which runs till 18 February.   The Mazda MX-5 debuts on the 1989 Chicago Motor Present After 30 years and greater than 1 million models offered, Mazda feels that the MX-5 has grown into greater than merely Mazda’s creation. It now belongs to the fanatics all over the world who’ve supported the event of the mannequin and helped it develop into the world’s best-selling two-seater roadster. Launched as each a tribute to those MX-5 followers and as a mark of the excessive hopes the agency has for the way forward for its sports activities automobile, the 30th Anniversary Version is solely provided within the newly developed Racing Orange physique paint, a strikingly vivid....


Mazda gross sales proceed to develop throughout Europe in third quarter

Mazda Motor Company immediately introduced its international gross sales and monetary outcomes for the primary 9 months of fiscal 2018-19, promoting a complete of 1,170,000 models around the globe throughout this era. Demand for the corporate’s crossover fashions remained sturdy and the introduction of a number of up to date fashions – Mazda6, CX-Three and MX-5 – drove gross sales momentum in the direction of the tip of first 9 months.  As in first half of the fiscal yr, the ASEAN area noticed the best year-on-year improve in car gross sales within the 9 months from 1 April to 31 December, with unit gross sales up 26% to 104,000 and Japan contributed to the expansion with a 7.zero% raise in gross sales to 150,000 models. North America offered 320,000 models, sustaining a steady degree year-on-year. Gross sales in Europe* have been 196,000 models, up 2.zero% year-on-year, with sturdy progress persevering....




Mazda to unveil new SUV at Geneva Motor Present

A brand new Mazda compact SUV will make its world debut on the 2019 Geneva Worldwide Motor Present. The second mannequin within the firm’s new-generation line-up contains a extra mature Kodo design language and Mazda’s new-generation SKYACTIV-Automobile Structure. The powertrain lineup showcases the newest SKYACTIV engines, together with the corporate’s revolutionary SPCCI (Spark Plug Managed Compression Ignition) know-how, which has a novel combustion technique combining the free-revving efficiency of a petroleum engine with the superior response of a diesel. The Mazda MX-5 30th Anniversary Version additionally makes its European debut. Celebrating three many years since its world premiere at the 1989 Chicago Motor Present, the Mazda MX-5 is the most well-liked roadster in historical past, with over 1 million models offered around the globe, together with over 350,00zero in Europe. Additionally showing on the present is the all-new Mazda3 hatchback and saloon, the primary of the brand new era of....


Mazda Motor Europe broadcasts new international and European appointments

Mazda Motor Europe (MME) right this moment introduced that Colin Maddocks, presently Chief Monetary Officer at MME, will tackle the newly appointed function of Vice President and Chief Gross sales Finance Officer for Europe and North America with fast impact.   Colin Maddocks In his new function, Colin could have accountability for main the event and implementation of Mazda’s technique on retail, lease and wholesale finance throughout all of Mazda’s North American and European companies, in addition to managing the relationships with all present and potential financial institution companions.  Colin began at Mazda in 2005 as Director Community Improvement and Financing. In 2009, he grew to become Director Monetary Companies answerable for the corporate’s new monetary providers technique, specializing in relationships with financial institution companions. He has been a part of the corporate’s government workforce since 2014 and been MME CFO since October 2015. In his new place he’ll report....




Mazda Motor Europe broadcasts new world and European appointments

Mazda Motor Europe (MME) at the moment introduced that Colin Maddocks, at the moment Chief Monetary Officer at MME, will tackle the newly appointed position of Vice President and Chief Gross sales Finance Officer for Europe and North America with fast impact.   Colin Maddocks In his new position, Colin could have duty for main the event and implementation of Mazda’s technique on retail, lease and wholesale finance throughout all of Mazda’s North American and European companies, in addition to managing the relationships with all present and potential financial institution companions.  Colin began at Mazda in 2005 as Director Community Growth and Financing. In 2009, he grew to become Director Monetary Providers chargeable for the corporate’s new monetary companies technique, specializing in relationships with financial institution companions. He has been a part of the corporate’s govt crew since 2014 and been MME CFO since October 2015. In his new place....


Daytona tempo builds confidence for Mazda Group Joest

Whereas one Mazda RT24-P led and the opposite ran within the top-three, neither would see the end of the grueling Daytona 24 Hours, however they demonstrating record-breaking velocity in the course of the race week. The quantity 77 Mazda set a brand new monitor document and was pushed to a pole place in Thursday afternoon’s qualifying session by Oliver Jarvis. In the beginning of the race, he leapt out to the lead within the automobile he shared with Timo Bernhard, Tristan Nunez and Rene Rast. The quantity 55 Castrol Mazda RT24-P that certified in fourth place by Jonathan Bomarito, and was shared by Olivier Pla and Harry Tincknell, contended for the lead all through the early hours of the race. Main all through the opening six hours of the race, with Jarvis, Nunez, and Rast taking turns main the race, at simply previous the six-hour mark, with Bernhard at the....




Mazda takes pole for the 2019 Daytona 24 Hours

Pushed by Oliver Jarvis, the No. 77 Mazda RT24-P lapped the Daytona Worldwide Speedway street course sooner than every other automobile in historical past in Thursday’s qualifying for the Daytona 24 Hours. Jarvis not solely captured the general pole place however broke the 26-year-old course report on the three.56-mile street course. On his fourth flying lap, Jarvis lapped in 1:33.685, which formally reset the longstanding report lap of 1:33.875. Within the No. 55 Castrol Mazda RT24-P, Jonathan Bomarito set a time of 1:34.212 which might be good for fourth place on the finish of the session. That is Mazda’s first total pole place in its historical past on the Daytona 24 Hours and is the primary pole place in IMSA for Jarvis and the Mazda RT24-P. Mazda has captured 22 class victories on the Daytona 24 Hours, starting forty years in the past with a 1-2 end for the Mazda....


2019 Mazda MX-5 and CX-5 each honoured on the What Automotive? Awards

The 2019 Mazda MX-5 has been named Greatest Sports activities Automotive for lower than £30,000 on the annual What Automotive? Awards. What Automotive’s recognition of the two.Zero Sport Nav+ means the present fourth-generation of Mazda’s iconic sports activities automobile has gained an award from What Automotive? yearly since its debut. Launched in September final 12 months, the upgraded 2019 Mazda MX-5 advantages from enhanced dynamic efficiency, improved security tools and driver consolation refinements. On the forefront of this technical improve is a extra highly effective and higher-revving model of the two.Zero-litre Skyactiv-G engine. Considerably redesigned with lighter pistons and con-rod, the two.Zero-litre engine additionally options revisions to the camshafts and exhaust valves, gas injectors, throttle valve and air consumption. The top consequence is a rise from 160ps to 184ps and a heightened redline, which rises from 6,800 to 7,500rpm. As well as with greater gas strain and extra environment friendly....




2019 Mazda MX-5 and CX-5 each honoured on the What Automobile? Awards

The 2019 Mazda MX-5 has been named Greatest Sports activities Automobile for lower than £30,000 on the annual What Automobile? Awards. What Automobile’s recognition of the two.Zero Sport Nav+ means the present fourth-generation of Mazda’s iconic sports activities automotive has received an award from What Automobile? yearly since its debut. Launched in September final yr, the upgraded 2019 Mazda MX-5 advantages from enhanced dynamic efficiency, improved security gear and driver consolation refinements. On the forefront of this technical improve is a extra highly effective and higher-revving model of the two.Zero-litre Skyactiv-G engine. Considerably redesigned with lighter pistons and con-rod, the two.Zero-litre engine additionally options revisions to the camshafts and exhaust valves, gas injectors, throttle valve and air consumption. The tip consequence is a rise from 160ps to 184ps and a heightened redline, which rises from 6,800 to 7,500rpm. As well as with larger gas strain and extra environment friendly combustion,....


Mazda’s Skyactiv-X engine counseled within the know-how class on the 2019 What Automobile? Awards

With a historical past of powertrain innovation, Mazda has all the time been a model keen to problem conference on the earth of engine improvement. And now with the quickly to be launched Skyactiv-X engine recognised within the Know-how class on the 2019 What Automobile? Awards, their newest ground-breaking engine has caught the attention of What Automobile’s judges. Set to make its debut within the all-new Mazda3 later this 12 months, Skyactiv-X will turn out to be the primary manufacturing petrol compression ignition engine on the earth when it goes on sale. Mazda’s Skyactiv-X engine affords section redefining efficiency and effectivity, delivering sturdy acceleration and torque traits to the motive force similtaneously low emissions and improved financial system. Mazda already makes use of excessive compression ratios in its present vary of Skyactiv petrol engines to cut back gasoline consumption. The brand new Skyactiv-X engine takes this to the subsequent stage....




Mazda’s Skyactiv-X engine counseled within the expertise class on the 2019 What Automobile? Awards

With a historical past of powertrain innovation, Mazda has at all times been a model keen to problem conference on the planet of engine growth. And now with the quickly to be launched Skyactiv-X engine recognised within the Know-how class on the 2019 What Automobile? Awards, their newest ground-breaking engine has caught the attention of What Automobile’s judges. Set to make its debut within the all-new Mazda3 later this 12 months, Skyactiv-X will develop into the primary manufacturing petrol compression ignition engine on the planet when it goes on sale. Mazda’s Skyactiv-X engine provides section redefining efficiency and effectivity, delivering sturdy acceleration and torque traits to the driving force concurrently low emissions and improved economic system. Mazda already makes use of excessive compression ratios in its present vary of Skyactiv petrol engines to cut back gas consumption. The brand new Skyactiv-X engine takes this to the subsequent stage by growing....


A brand new type of magnificence based mostly on Japanese aesthetics.

Launched in 2010 and making its manufacturing mannequin debut with the launch of the CX-5 and the Mazda6 in 2012, Mazda’s Kodo—Soul of Movement design has been a key driving drive in enhancing the model’s international worth. Mazda now takes Kodo to larger ranges of depth and class because it enters a brand new stage that raises automobile design to the extent of high-quality artwork. The objective of this new evolution of Kodo design is to specific a brand new type of magnificence impressed by Japanese aesthetics. The primary automobiles to embody Mazda’s new design language had been the RX-Imaginative and prescient idea proven on the 2015 Tokyo Motor Present and the Imaginative and prescient Coupe idea exhibited on the 2017 present. Within the exterior design of each fashions, finely honed components creating clear, stunning designs mix with a delicate play of sunshine and reflections to understand elegant and complex styling....




Mazda Develops World’s First Chilly-Stamped Elements Utilizing 1,310 MPa-Class Excessive-Energy Metal

Mazda Motor Company, working individually with Nippon Metal & Sumitomo Steel Company and JFE Metal Company, has developed the world’s first cold-stamped automobile physique components constituted of 1,310 MPa-class high-strength metal.1 The components are utilized in Mazda’s new-generation Skyactiv-Automobile Structure, which can underpin upcoming fashions ranging from the all-new Mazda3. Excessive-strength metal allows automakers to make components from thinner sheet steel whereas retaining the mandatory yield power. This ends in a lighter automobile physique, which contributes to improved dealing with stability and gas financial system. A powerful physique can also be important to make sure crash security efficiency, and the applying of higher-strength metal has been extensively anticipated. Till now, cold-stamping of car physique structural members has solely been attainable with 1,180 MPa or lower-classed metal, because of the materials’s formability and the problem of making certain dimensional accuracy after processing. Working in collaboration with the above-mentioned firms, nonetheless, Mazda....


Mazda MX-5 30th Anniversary Version to debut at 2019 Chicago Auto Present

Mazda Motor Company introduced immediately that the Mazda MX-5 30th Anniversary Version can have its world premiere on the 2019 Chicago Auto Present, which opens to the general public on 9th February 2019.1 The Mazda MX-5 made its debut on the Chicago Motor Present in 1989 and to have a good time its 30th anniversary a particular version has been created in appreciation of the shoppers all around the world who’ve supported the success of the mannequin during the last three a long time. As the most well-liked roadster in historical past, with over 1 million models bought worldwide to this point together with greater than 350,000 in Europe, the MX-5 has turn out to be an emblem of Mazda’s car-making philosophy and tireless pursuit of driving pleasure.    Alongside the best way, it has spawned a loyal European fan base extending from Iceland to Italy united by a ardour....




Mazda rebuts powerful UK automotive market with 2018 gross sales enhance

In a busy 2018 that noticed updates to nearly all of its product line-up, Mazda Motors UK recorded a 1.Three per cent enhance in gross sales in comparison with the earlier 12 months – bucking the general development of a UK market that declined by 6.eight per cent in comparison with 2017. With the launch of the 2019 Mazda MX-5 and the brand new Mazda6, plus updates to the CX-Three, Mazda2 and Mazda CX-5 ranges, the Japanese producer delivered gross sales enhancements in each the retail and fleet sectors. With a retail rise of zero.7 per cent set in opposition to a market decline of 6.Three p.c, Mazda’s lengthy standing robust retail efficiency continued in a market described by the Society of Motor Producers and Merchants as ‘extremely turbulent’. Mazda’s general UK gross sales efficiency was additionally enhanced by a 2.5 per cent enhance in fleet gross sales, which contrasts....


Mazda Crew Joest reveals 2019 driver line up

Endurance racing superstars be part of Mazda Crew Joest veterans for brand spanking new IMSA season  A mix of Mazda racing veterans and new faces with endurance racing pedigree will drive the Soul Purple Crystal Mazda RT24-Ps within the 2019 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. Mazda Crew Joest delivered its finest results of the 2018 season within the closing race with a second and third place at Petit Le Mans. Carrying that momentum into the low season, the crew has furthered its objective of delivering success for Mazda with its choice of drivers for 2019. Within the quantity 55 Castrol Mazda RT24-P, Jonathan Bomarito (USA) returns for his eighth season racing with Mazda and can accomplice with Harry Tincknell (GB), each of whom made up the first driving pair in that automobile final yr. For the Michelin Endurance Cup races, Olivier Pla (FRA) will spherical out the driving lineup. Pla, who....




Mazda Group Joest reveals 2019 driver line up

Endurance racing superstars be part of Mazda Group Joest veterans for brand spanking new IMSA season  A mixture of Mazda racing veterans and new faces with endurance racing pedigree will drive the Soul Pink Crystal Mazda RT24-Ps within the 2019 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. Mazda Group Joest delivered its greatest results of the 2018 season within the remaining race with a second and third place at Petit Le Mans. Carrying that momentum into the low season, the crew has furthered its aim of delivering success for Mazda with its number of drivers for 2019. Within the quantity 55 Castrol Mazda RT24-P, Jonathan Bomarito (USA) returns for his eighth season racing with Mazda and can companion with Harry Tincknell (GB), each of whom made up the first driving pair in that automotive final yr. For the Michelin Endurance Cup races, Olivier Pla (FRA) will spherical out the driving lineup. Pla, who....


New flagship GT Sport Nav+mannequin heralds arrival of up to date 2019 Mazda CX-5

Mazda is welcoming the New Yr with the announcement of the 2019 Mazda CX-5. Accessible to order now, the revised CX-5 line up sees the introduction of a brand new GT Sport Nav+ mannequin grade. As well as, refined revisions throughout the vary are designed to make sure this well-liked SUV continues to supply class-leading ranges of driver attraction, high quality, gear and magnificence. For the reason that launch of the unique Mazda CX-5 in 2012 greater than 48,000 have discovered properties within the UK, whereas gross sales of the second-generation mannequin have handed the 13,000 mark, making certain that the CX-5 is now Mazda UK’s largest promoting mannequin. Launched in June 2017, the present CX-5 was up to date in the summertime of 2018 with further normal security gear, the introduction of a petroleum computerized mannequin and an influence enhance for the high-output 2.2-litre Skyactiv-D diesel engine. That includes....




Merry Christmas and a Blissful New Yr from the Mazda UK Press Workplace.

Merry Christmas and a Blissful New Yr from the Mazda UK Press Workplace. The Mazda press workplace will likely be closed from 3pm Monday 24th December 2018, re-opening at 08.30am Wednesday 2ndJanuary 2019 For PR enquiries throughout this time please contact: Graeme Fudge 07702 666 886 / gfudge@mazdaeur.com  


Program Supervisor Kota Beppu talks in regards to the all-new Mazda3

      Right here’s the ideas of the Kota Beppu, All-new Mazda3 Program Supervisor: As we start a brand new chapter in Mazda’s historical past, the mission of the all-new Mazda3 is to amaze and delight clients everywhere in the world. The event theme was ‘An object of common need’. Making a automobile that might evoke longing in any individual would require the creation of a brand new, hitherto unknown worth. We got down to obtain this by making use of our human-centric philosophy for dramatic enhancements in each space: design, driving efficiency, NVH, environmental efficiency and high quality. The all-new Mazda3 embodies two characters with widespread enchantment. The primary is the free spirit, decided to comply with their very own convictions and never be sure by standard knowledge. This character is represented within the hatchback. To attain such a glance we took an unprecedented method to design that....




Mazda Reveals All-New Mazda3

The all-new Mazda3 makes its world premiere right now on the 2018 Los Angeles Auto Present. The absolutely redesigned mannequin will likely be rolled out to international markets – starting with North America – in early 2019. The all-new Mazda3 adopts a matured Kodo design language that embodies the essence of Japanese aesthetics. Whereas the general design presents a easy, single type, delicate undulations carry the styling to life by way of shifting gentle and reflections that glide over the physique floor. The result’s a richer and extra highly effective expression of vitality than that seen in earlier Kodo fashions. Regardless of sharing the Mazda3 identify, the hatchback and sedan fashions have distinct personalities — the design of the hatchback is dynamic, that of the sedan elegant. The all-new Mazda3 adopts Mazda’s new SKYACTIV-Car Structure, designed to allow folks to profit from their pure sense of steadiness. The powertrain lineup....


Mazda’s subsequent technology KODO design – sculpting with gentle

Launched in 2010, Mazda’s distinctive KODO design philosophy and its skill to breathe vitality into the automotive has been the driving power behind the a number of award-winning styling of the present Mazda vary. With the pleasure of possession a key principal of Mazda’s Sustainable Zoom-Zoom 2030 long run growth imaginative and prescient, KODO design stays central to the corporate’s need to consistently enhance the model and push design high quality to the extent of artwork. Constructing on this latest design success, the revealing of the three newest Mazda idea autos showcases the distinctive class which encapsulates the following evolutionary stage of KODO design; the RX-VISION in 2015, and the 2017 VISION COUPE and KAI CONCEPT compact hatchback -the latter a design research incorporating sturdy visible clues as to the styling of the forthcoming all-new Mazda3. This new imaginative and prescient retains the vitality of KODO design however now targets....




The within story of the Race of Remembrance 2018

Like all first rate pastimes, motor-racing is many issues. It’s exhilarating, difficult, rewarding, enjoyable and might thrill you went it goes properly as it will probably get you down when it doesn’t. However, if I’m being trustworthy, it’s not often, if ever, vital. I’ve been racing automobiles for 25 years – together with three 24 hour races in varied Mazdas – however whereas racing undoubtedly has a sure addictive high quality to it, I’ve by no means seen in make a distinction to anybody’s life. That’s till final 12 months. Final 12 months a Forces Charity referred to as Mission Motorsport invited me to participate in an occasion referred to as the Race of Remembrance. It’s a 12 hour race that runs over the Remembrance Sunday weekend in November on the Anglesey Circuit. The automobiles race for six hours on Saturday afternoon and night, primarily at the hours of darkness,....


All-new Mazda3 to debut at Los Angeles Motor Present

Mazda Motor Company introduced at the moment that the all-new Mazda3 will make its world premiere on the Los Angeles Motor Present, open to the general public from 30th November to the 9th December, with press days on the 28th and 29th November. The all-new Mazda3 adopts a richer interpretation of Mazda’s KODO design philosophy, which embodies the essence of Japanese aesthetics. In the meantime, basic efficiency attributes have been raised to a brand new degree. Subsequent era SKYACTIV-Car Structure allows individuals to benefit from their pure sense of steadiness and the most recent SKYACTIV engines supply responsive management of auto pace in any driving state of affairs. The arrival of all-new Mazda3 marks the start of an entire new era of Mazda automobiles that may ship new dimensions of driving pleasure to prospects all over the world.




Mazda’s new SKYACTIV-X engine takes the 2018 Scottish Automotive of the Yr Know-how Award

The Affiliation of Scottish Motoring Writers (ASMW) has acknowledged Mazda’s forthcoming SKYACTIV-X engine with the Know-how Award at their annual awards ceremony. SKYACTIV-X is the world’s first business petrol engine to make use of compression ignition, wherein the fuel-air combination ignites spontaneously when compressed by the piston.   Mazda’s proprietary combustion methodology -Spark Managed Compression Ignition (SPCCI) – combines the spark ignition of a petroleum engine with the compression ignition of a diesel making certain that SKYACTIV-X delivers the free-revving character of a petroleum engine with the gas economic system, low CO2, torque and response of a diesel engine. Having skilled a prototype SKYACTIV-X engine earlier this 12 months ASMW President, John Murdoch stated: “it’s very clear this revolutionary petrol engine has the potential to present clients the very best bits of petrol and diesel in a single package deal. With the promise of a class-leading mixture of efficiency, low....


Mazda achieves report half-year world gross sales

Mazda Motor Company beat the earlier yr’s report for world car gross sales within the first half of fiscal 2018-19, promoting a complete of 796,000 items around the globe. With this efficiency, Mazda exceeded the report achieved final yr by 1.7%. Demand for the corporate’s crossover fashions remained robust worldwide and the introduction of a number of up to date fashions – Mazda6, CX-Three and MX-5 – drove gross sales momentum in direction of the top of the primary half.  As within the first quarter, the ASEAN area noticed the very best year-on-year improve in car turnover within the half from 1 April to 30 September, with unit gross sales surging 28% to 66,000, Japan contributed to the expansion with a 6.7% raise in gross sales to 103,000 items. North America offered 222,000 items, a 1.6% rise on final yr’s half-year figures. Gross sales in Europe* have been 135,000 items,....




Mazda expands its progressive personalised automobile shopping for scheme with an accredited Mazda MyWay vendor for Better Manchester

Automobile consumers throughout Better Manchester are set to learn from a brand new and highly-convenient approach to check drive, choose, purchase and repair a brand new or Authorised Used Mazda. With comfort on the coronary heart of the idea, the MyWay scheme permits clients to have interaction with Mazda with out the necessity to go to a bodily dealership. When a MyWay prospect requests a check drive the automobile is purchased to them at their residence or administrative center by a Mazda Model Champion for a no obligation check drive.   Launched in July 2015 the ground-breaking Mazda MyWay scheme was designed to supply a first-class buyer expertise to the greater than 40,000 central London retail automobile consumers not at the moment inside simple attain of a Mazda dealership. Three years later this progressive shopper centered scheme has delivered greater than 400 vehicles within the capital. Largely recruited from outdoors....


Jo Stenuit appointed Mazda Europe Design Director

Mazda Motor Europe introduced right now that Jo Stenuit (49) would be the manufacturers new European Design Director. Jo succeeds Kevin Rice who left Mazda in August 2018. Jo, a graduate of the Royal School of Artwork in London, has been a part of the Mazda design group in Europe for over twenty years and has held varied positions at Mazda’s European design centre in Oberursel, Germany. Most not too long ago he was Head of Inside Design and Model Type, being answerable for uplifting the Mazda model in Europe. He has been lead inside designer of the 2 idea vehicles Kiyora (2008) and Hakaze (2007) in addition to of the earlier era of the Mazda3 (2008). He additionally spent two years in Mazda’s world headquarters in Hiroshima growing the inside design of the Mazda CX-7 (2004-2006). “Due to our award-winning KODO – Soul of Movement design philosophy, Mazda designers....




Mazda backs carbon-neutral biofuel analysis

Mazda is presently concerned in joint analysis initiatives and research as a part of an ongoing industry-academia-government collaboration to advertise the wide-spread adoption of biofuels from microalgae development. As a part of its ‘Sustainable Zoom-Zoom 2030‘ long-term expertise growth programme, the corporate is dedicated to lowering its common ‘Effectively-to-Wheel’ CO2 emissions to 50% of 2010 ranges by 2030, and to 90% by 2050. Anticipating that inner combustion engines mixed with some type of electrification will nonetheless account for round 95% of the autos it produces in 2030, and that liquid gasoline will stay dominant within the automotive till not less than 2040, Mazda considers a renewable liquid gasoline important to drastic CO2 discount. As a result of, when burnt, algae biofuel solely releases CO2 lately faraway from the environment through photosynthesis because the algae grows.   Mazda considers its growth to be essential to attaining the carbon-neutrality of automobiles powered....


New Mazda6 achieves 5 Star Euro NCAP score

The 2018 Mazda6 has been awarded the utmost 5 star score by Euro NCAP in its newest sequence of checks. That is the primary Mazda to realize an total 5 star score underneath the brand new, extra stringent 2018 Euro NCAP crashworthiness rankings. Key to the brand new Mazda6’s success is a rise within the rigidity of its impact-absorbing but light-weight SKYACTIV-Physique structure, a fair wider vary of superior i-ACTIVSENSE security applied sciences to assist drivers determine potential dangers and cut back the chance of injury or harm, and an improved pedestrian safety efficiency. Of the 4 check classes concerned within the Euro NCAP rankings – Grownup Occupant, Baby Occupant, Weak Street Consumer (pedestrian security) and Security Help, the brand new Mazda6 bettered or equalled three out of 4 scores achieved by its predecessor in 2013. The brand new Mazda6’s Grownup Occupation rating improved by three% to an distinctive 95%,....




Mazda’s new Mk1 MX-5 restoration service in Japan completes its first automotive

  “I wish to hold driving my Mk1 MX-5 eternally.” It’s a request Mazda has heard from followers of its iconic sports activities automotive for nearly 30 years. Mazda shares the identical ardour to maintain these much-loved older fashions on the highway. So, in December 2017, the Mk1 MX-5 restoration service was launched in Japan, serving to to make these desires of a manufacturing unit restored Mk1 MX-5 come true for Japanese roadster followers.  The restoration scheme takes in much-loved classics and returns them to their house owners pretty much as good as new. “We’ve been attending fan conferences for years and listening to our clients,” says former MX-5 Program Supervisor, now Roadster Ambassador, Nobuhiro Yamamoto. “Our motto was to construct ‘A automotive that makes all people glad.’ And this was the defining attribute of the Mk1 roadster when it was born in 1989. We’re so proud that to this present day individuals nonetheless appear happier having it of....


Mazda broadcasts new European R&D Vice President

Hajime Seikaku is the brand new Vice President of Mazda’s European Analysis & Growth Centre efficient 1 October 2018. The 53 yr outdated involves the Oberursel, Germany facility from Mazda’s Automobile Growth Division in Japan. Hajime Seikaku, Vice President Mazda Motor Europe GmbH, Basic Supervisor Mazda European R&D Centre Previous to that, he served in varied automobile and components growth capacities for each Mazda and Ford in Europe and Japan. Seikaku first joined Mazda in 1987 after graduating in electrical engineering at Shibaura Institute of Expertise in Tokyo. “Mr. Seikaku brings a wealth of auto growth experience and is aware of the necessities and preferences of European market and its clients very effectively,” says Mazda Motor Europe President & CEO Jeff Guyton. “We’re delighted to have somebody be part of us with such a useful stage of expertise after greater than 30 years at Mazda.” Seikaku succeeds Matsuhiro Tanaka, 57,....




Double podium for Mazda at Petit Le Mans

The pair of Soul Pink Crystal Mazda RT24-P prototypes completed second and third within the grueling Petit Le Mans at Street Atlanta on Saturday night time, securing their podium positions proper because the checkered flag fell. After qualifying in second and third, each Mazdas factored into the battle for the Prototype race lead all through the ten-hour race. Nevertheless, the 2 automobiles took completely different paths to the rostrum within the remaining IMSA race of the season. The No. 77 Castrol/ModSpace Mazda RT24-P pushed by Lucas di Grassi, Oliver Jarvis and Tristan Nunez had a comparatively trouble-free run, main a number of occasions all through the race. The No. 55 Mazda RT24-P, began by Jonathan Bomarito and likewise pushed by Marino Franchitti and Spencer Pigot, led the early levels of the race. Contact pressured the crew to alter each the nostril and tail of the Mazda RT24-P, and the drivers....


Mazda hoping for robust finish to season at 2019 Petit Le Mans

Lucas Di Grassi and Marino Franchitti will be part of Mazda Crew Joest for the ten-hour Petit Le Mans, the season-ending occasion of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. Di Grassi will be part of Oliver Jarvis and Tristan Nunez within the Quantity 77 Mazda RT24-P. Di Grassi is a Method 1 veteran and a former Method E champion, but in addition has in depth sports activities automotive expertise with Crew Joest within the World Endurance Championship with a greatest end of second on the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 2014. Franchitti will be part of Jonathan Bomarito and Spencer Pigot within the Quantity 55 Mazda RT24-P. Franchitti is a sportscar racing veteran who has an total victory on the 12 Hours of Sebring on his CV in addition to a category victory at Petit Le Mans with Mazda, and was part of Mazda’s American Le Mans Collection lineup in....




Mazda Netherlands launches new MX-5 racing collection

Mazda Motor Netherlands has annouced a brand new official Dutch Championship for the newest 2.Zero-litre MX-5. Formally supported by Mazda Motor Netherlands, the brand new one-make collection will assist the favored Dutch Supercar Problem from subsequent season. With a purchase order worth of round €30,000, the Dutch race model of the 2019 Mazda MX-5 will produce about 195hp and comes equiped with slick tyres, upgraded suspension and brakes, plus full competitors security gear.  Complete Netherlands and Hankook Tyres have already signed up as a sponsor for this new Dutch collection, which is being organised by V-Max Racing occasions.   “The Mazda MX-5 Cup shall be a part of our program with different courses that we set up, such because the spectacular Supercar Problem, which implies that we are going to take part in crucial public occasions within the Netherlands and Belgium,” says Dick van Elk, director of V-Max Racing. “Examples of....


Mazda rotary engine to return as EV range-extender

Mazda will launch its first Electrical Autos (EV) in 2020 as a part of its ‘Sustainable Zoom-Zoom 2030‘ long-term know-how improvement programme. Mazda will initially launch two battery EVs. One powered solely by battery, the opposite pairing a battery with Mazda’s small, light-weight and exceptionally quiet rotary engine as a range-extender. The range-extender will recharge the battery when vital to extend the automobile’s driving vary, eliminating the vary nervousness which continues to bother a excessive proportion of battery EV customers. The rotary engine’s small measurement and excessive energy output make a number of electrification know-how options doable through a shared packaging structure. Making the most of the rotary engine’s compatibility with gaseous fuels, the rotary-powered vary extender is designed to additionally burn liquefied petroleum gasoline and supply a supply of electrical energy in emergencies.  Mazda Sustainable Zoom-Zoom 2030 Anticipating that inner combustion engines mixed with some type of electrification will....




Mazda expands its progressive personalised automotive shopping for scheme with the launch of accredited Mazda MyWay sellers

Launched in July 2015 the ground-breaking Mazda MyWay scheme was designed to supply a first-class buyer expertise to the greater than 40,000 central London retail automotive consumers not presently inside straightforward attain of a Mazda dealership. Three years later this progressive client centered scheme has delivered greater than 400 vehicles within the capital. With comfort on the coronary heart of the idea, the MyWay scheme permits clients to check drive, choose, purchase and repair a Mazda with out the necessity to go to a bodily dealership. When a MyWay prospect requests a take a look at drive the automotive is purchased to them at their residence or place of job by a Mazda Model Champion for a no obligation take a look at drive. If the choice is taken to purchase, the shopper merely configures the automotive on-line earlier than receiving a quote from supporting sellers inside 24 hours.  ....


Mazda wins ‘Finest New Automobile Finance’ title within the 2018 Parkers New Automobile Awards

Mazda has been honoured by Parkers for its shopper finance programme. The main automotive evaluations website has given Mazda the ‘Finest New Automobile Finance’ title in its annual New Automobile Awards. Commenting on the award, Parkers finance editor, Chris Lloyd stated: ‘Mazda wins the Parkers New Automobile Finance award as a result of its nice worth PCP offers, which embody low APR prices – with interest-free credit score choices obtainable – plus massive deposit contribution reductions. Consequently, whichever Mazda you select, you will be assured you’re getting an excellent deal. Moreover, Mazda gears its PCP finance to go away loads of ‘fairness’ on the finish of the contract. That signifies that you must have some worth left within the automotive to place in direction of the deposit in your subsequent one whenever you come to vary automotive. It’s this accountable, customer-centric method and really aggressive month-to-month funds that secured Mazda....




Late-race incident robs Bomarito and Tincknell of Prototype victory

A dominating efficiency for the quantity 55 Mazda RT24-P went unrewarded as Jonathan Bomarito and Harry Tincknell completed in fourth place on Sunday afternoon on the Continental Tire Monterey Grand Prix at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca. Beginning the race from the fourth place, Bomarito superior two positions to second place earlier than pitting to show the automobile over to Tincknell on the first cease. After the spherical of pit stops was accomplished, Tinckell had moved to the lead of the race which he continued to develop all through the race till the closing levels. Whereas lapping one other automobile, contact pressured him right into a spin and he fell to sixth place.   Recovering and mounting a robust restoration drive, Tincknell superior two positions and challenged  the third-placed automobile within the closing laps of the race earlier than taking the checkered flag in fourth place. The quantity 77 Castrol/ModSpace Mazda....


Mazda Crew Joest Keen For Shot at Laguna Seca Victory

The following problem for Mazda Crew Joest comes on the acquainted WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca, located simply east of Monterey, California. Mazda Crew Joest narrowly missed out on their first victory within the IMSA WeatherTech Sports activities Automobile Championship on the earlier spherical at Street America, when the No. 55 Mazda RT24-P of Harry Tincknell and Jonathan Bomarito led the Prototype class all through the ultimate hour of the race. Earlier than being slowed by a wheel nut failure throughout a pitstop, the No. 77 Castrol/ModSpace Mazda RT24-P of Oliver Jarvis and Tristan Nunez ran strongly within the top-five of the race. This weekend’s race will mark the primary look for the Mazda RT24-P at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca. In 2016, Mazda locked out the entrance row of the Prototype class within the IMSA with Nunez taking pole place earlier than he and Bomarito completed in fourth place. Nunez and....




Mazda provides some autumn color with new particular version fashions

Delivering distinctive seems and wonderful worth, Mazda’s newest Mazda2 and CX-Three particular version fashions arrive in dealerships this autumn. In dealerships now, the 2018 Mazda2 Black+ Version prices £15,795 and is restricted to only 500 items. Based mostly on the 9Ops SE-L Nav+, the brand new particular mannequin is distinguished by 16-inch black alloy wheels, rear privateness glass, a roof mounted shark fin antenna and a Sensible Black roof spoiler. The worth proposition is additional enhanced by a selection of free-of-charge Machine Gray Metallic, Dynamic Blue Mica or Deep Crimson Mica paint. Arriving later within the autumn, the 2018 Mazda CX-Three Sport Black+ is predicated on the favored 121ps 2WD SE-L Nav+ mannequin, and comes with a selection of handbook or computerized gearbox. As with the Black+ Mazda2, simply 500 automobiles might be provided to make sure exclusivity and there’s a selection of three free-of-charge paints: on this case Soul....


Mazda Places Historical past On Monitor At Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion

Fleet of four-rotor Mazda classic racers to be pushed by fashionable Mazda drivers –  The 4 Mazda North American Operations-entered race vehicles that can take to WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca for the annual Monterey Motorsports Reunion assembly this weekend are all completely different examples of Mazda’s racing historical past, with one frequent thread – they’re all powered by a Mazda four-rotor engine. Mazda’s four-rotor Prototype and GT racers took on the competitors on the 24 Hours of Le Mans and in North America in IMSA’s GTO and GTP courses. The Mazda-owned vehicles are maintained by Mazda employees in order that they might proceed to thrill Mazda followers simply as they once they raced on the world stage.  “The Mazda RT24-P that we race within the IMSA WeatherTech Sportscar Championship with Mazda Workforce Joest is born from the identical challenger spirit and dedication to ingenious options that created these historic Mazda....




Kevin Rice steps down as Design Director, Mazda Motor Europe

Mazda Motor Europe at this time introduced that Kevin Rice, Design Director Europe, will likely be leaving the corporate after 5 years to pursue a profession outdoors of Mazda. Jeff Guyton, President of Mazda Motor Europe stated: “As a part of the worldwide Mazda design group, Kevin has led a group in Europe who’ve made important contributions to the success of our enterprise each in Europe and globally. We are going to miss his power and fervour and want him each success within the subsequent stage of his profession.” Underneath Kevin’s management in Europe, Mazda has continued to strengthen its uniqueness and management in automotive design and his departure comes at a time when the enterprise has not too long ago recorded its greatest ever world gross sales. Mazda will make an announcement a couple of successor to Kevin on the earliest alternative.


Transport us additional in the direction of our well-to-wheel aim

As said within the Sustainable Zoom-Zoom 2030 imaginative and prescient, Mazda is striving to resolve points going through folks, the earth and society. A part of this long run imaginative and prescient is to cut back the carbon dioxide emissions from a well-to-wheel perspective, contemplating emissions over the car´s total life-cycle. So it’s nice information that our new car logistics companion MOL transport has launched its latest ship: a vessel that reduces CO2 emissions by means of optimised loading and the most recent in marine expertise. The time period “automotive provider” means a cargo ship designed and constructed particularly to move numerous forms of self-propelled cargoes, from passenger automobiles to building equipment. This kind of ship was invented in Japan and Tokyo-based MOL was the primary firm to launch a automotive provider in 1965. For greater than 130 years, MOL has been transport automobiles and different items worldwide. When MOL....




Up to date 2018 Mazda CX-Three on sale from 31st August

Having made its world debut on the New York Motor Present in March, Mazda has introduced UK pricing and specification for the 2018 Mazda CX-Three. On sale from the 31st August, the up to date CX-Three is obtainable in a simplified eight mannequin line-up that sees the debut of a brand new SKYACTIV-D 1.Eight-litre diesel engine, plus a bunch of know-how and inside enhancements. Visually, the 2018 Mazda CX-Three is distinguished by a revised grille, whereas the darker aspect pillar therapy enhances the sweeping coupe-like profile of this sporty small SUV. Mazda’s signature Soul Purple Crystal Metallic paint can be now out there on the CX-Three. Supplied in SE Nav+, SE-L Nav+ and Sport Nav+ trim: all automobiles, except the entry-level 121ps SE Nav+, function entrance LED fog lights and rear privateness glass, whereas Sport Nav+ automobiles have 18-inch silver alloy wheels, LED headlights, signature LED taillights and chrome impact....


Report on gas economic system and emission testing confirms no improper alteration or falsification of take a look at information by Mazda

Following a request made by Japan’s Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT), issued to Japanese automakers on July 9 2018 after the invention of fraudulent testing practices at different corporations, Mazda Motor Company submitted a report back to MLIT on the outcomes of an investigation into its pattern testing of gas economic system and emissions throughout remaining car inspections.   The investigation lined JC081 and WLTC2 testing modes and the important thing findings of the report are:   No improper alteration or falsification of take a look at information in both mode.   Check information containing pace hint errors* was present in 72 instances out of 1,472 autos examined beneath the JC08 mode. The corporate has recognized two causes for these errors. Firstly, the system was not set as much as mechanically invalidate outcomes when a pace hint error occurred. Secondly, take a look at procedures left the....