Tag: Mazda

All-new Atenza/Mazda6 sales start in Japan

All-new Atenza/Mazda6 sales start in Japan

The all-new Mazda6 (Atenza) went on sale in Japan yesterday in both sedan and stationwagon variants. Mazda expects to sell 1,000 units per month in the domestic market. The model is Mazda’s flagship and its highlights are the new design theme of KODO (Soul in Motion) and SKYACTIV Technology. The […]

Updated Mazda CX-9 for 2013

Updated Mazda CX-9 for 2013

Mazda will unveil an updated CX-9 at the 2012 Australian International Motor Show next month, with deliveries beginning by the end of the year. Over 210,000 units of Mazda’s largest crossover SUV have been sold in some 74 countries, including Malaysia, since it was introduced in 2007. The new CX-9 […]

FIRST DRIVE: MAZDA MX-5 GT CONCEPT

FIRST DRIVE: MAZDA MX-5 GT CONCEPT

INSTANTLY dismiss anyone who doesn’t have time for the Mazda MX-5. Your typical pub bore might fire a few accusations at the little two-seater drop top, but I’ll bet a sizeable wedge that they’re all complete bunkum. Its appearance suggests it is a bit of a plaything, designed for those […]

Another Berjaya affiliate to distribute Mazdas in the Philippines

Another Berjaya affiliate to distribute Mazdas in the Philippines

Following the signing of a joint-venture agreement between Mazda Motor Corporation and Bermaz Motor (also affiliated to Berjaya Corporation Bhd) to form Mazda Malaysia Sdn Bhd, another affiliate of Berjaya Corporation has secured distribution rights for Mazda vehicles (including parts and accessories) in the Philippines as well. Berjaya Auto Philippines […]

Mazda and Bermaz form joint-venture company

Mazda and Bermaz form joint-venture company

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

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?

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

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

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

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 […]