Tag: Mazda

Mazda and Bermaz form joint-venture company

Mazda and Bermaz form joint-venture company

Reading Time: 5 minutes With the strong yen hurting export sales of vehicles made in Japan, the Japanese carmakers have been trying to quickly move more of their production to other countries so their products can remain competitively-priced. Most of the carmakers have established many overseas plants over the past two decades but Mazda […]

Developing a more skilled workforce for the auto industry

Developing a more skilled workforce for the auto industry

Reading Time: 3 minutes Bermaz Motor/Prima Merdu recently honoured trainees who have been undergoing training at the company’s various facilities. The trainees were placed in two programs, one for Retail Management and the other as Mazda Apprentices. The programs are fully supported by Bermaz Motor/Prima Merdu as part of their Corporate Social Responsibility to […]

Is Mazda on the right path?

Is Mazda on the right path?

Reading Time: 3 minutes Currently as time flies by, you wouldn’t know if Toyota has either recently fitted in the last piece to complete their next hybrid powertrain, or if another non-hybrid Renault is being axed from the firm’s line-up. Well it’s not surprising but there is something that is rather unusual at Mazda; […]

Mazda to discuss joint-venture with Bermaz

Mazda to discuss joint-venture with Bermaz

Reading Time: 3 minutes Mazda Motor Corporation (MC) and Bermaz Motor Sdn Bhd are having discussions regarding the establishment this year of a joint-venture production and sales company in Malaysia. The joint venture is aimed at further enhancing Mazda’s business and brand strength in Malaysia. Mazda considers Malaysia one of the key markets in […]

Updated Mazda MX-5 Roadster

Updated Mazda MX-5 Roadster

Reading Time: 3 minutes An upgraded Mazda MX-5 Roadster is now in showrooms in Japan. The latest version of the best-selling roadster in the world has a new face with a larger front grille for a more aggressive look and a new colour for the interior leather upholstery. Technical changes are said to be […]

Mazda CX-5 and SKYACTIV engine production increased

Mazda CX-5 and SKYACTIV engine production increased

Reading Time: 3 minutes With 24,000 units on order (in Japan) in only four and a half months from the start of sales, the Mazda CX-5 has gotten off to an exceptionally strong start. The number is more than double the annual domestic sales target. In other markets, demand has also been strong and […]

Mazda to return to Le Mans in 2013

Mazda to return to Le Mans in 2013

Reading Time: 4 minutes Mazda Motorsports will sell racing versions of its new SKYACTIV-D Clean Diesel engines to teams competing in the Prototype 2 (LMP2) class of the 2013 Le Mans 24-Hour race. The engines are being developed jointly by Mazda and its North American affiliate, and SpeedSource Race Engineering. Dyno testing has already […]

CX-5, 3-Series score EuroNCAP 5 stars

CX-5, 3-Series score EuroNCAP 5 stars

Reading Time: 4 minutes The European New Car Assessment Programme – more commonly referred to as EuroNCAP – gets much attention from consumers who value its ratings on the latest models. The independent organisation has advanced crash-test facilities to actually crash vehicles itself and does not rely on data provided by manufacturers. Because it […]

Mazda-Alfa roadster in 2015

Mazda-Alfa roadster in 2015

Reading Time: 4 minutes Mazda  and the Fiat Group will jointly develop and manufacture a new roadster model which will use Mazda’s next-generation rear-wheel drive architecture that it is preparing for the fourth-generation MX-5. At this time, both companies have signed a non-binding Memorandum of Understanding to carry out a feasibility study for the joint […]

2012 Mazda CX-5 2.0

2012 Mazda CX-5 2.0

Reading Time: 9 minutes In the late 1990s, Mazda and Ford got together to jointly develop a brand new small SUV which the Japanese company called the Tribute and its American partner called the Escape. The model gave both companies a credible contender in the lucrative area of the SUV segment that had kept […]