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A Brief History of the Innovative Mazda

The Japanese machine-tool manufacturer founded in 1920 made a quick switch to producing automobiles. The new compact car producer got its name from the Iranian god Ahura Mazda. The first car for the brand was Mazda-Go, a 3-wheeled truck released in 1931. However, car production didn't continue. As World War II broke out, rifle production became the propriety for Mazda. From 1949 on, the factory got back to its truck model and began exporting it. A 4-wheel truck was consequently launched, the Romper. Mazda 360 Coupe was the company's first passenger car.

What Has Differentiated Mazda

Mazda began producing rotary engines in collaboration with NSU/Wankel, which represented its first partnership, but also a step forward in comparison to the Japanese competitors. Soon, it started to develop lightweight models that would also benefit of sufficient power. These qualities were drawing in many customers. Mazda's most successful series were the R100 and RX models, which have even opened the gates to the most sought-after, market, the one in the US.

A Solution to the 70's Crisis

The crowd would not be pleased with the rotary engines that were consuming significant quantities of fuel. The company, however, had an alternative to these – the piston engines. Thus it had avoided a big sales drop. Mazda turned then to the 4-cylinder engine model. The Familia and Capella series were launched at that time. The sporty car lines were maintained, but produced in a different plant. The RX7 and RX8 were bearing piston engines and were successful. The same were the Miata and MX-5 models.

A Joint Venture with Ford

After having invested in Mazda, Ford Motor Company returned for a new joint venture in 1991. The Explorer venture was a bad investment for Mazda but a fruitful one for the Americans. To have its gain, Mazda continued to focus on its alternative engine technologies, thus introducing in 1995 its Miller cycle engine. However, Ford later acquired 39% of the company. An important consequence was sharing the platforms and engines.

Past Achievements and Experimental Technology for the Future

Mazda produced 1.3 million vehicles during its active years. By production, it was the world's 15th largest automobile manufacturer in 2011. The company with almost 40,000 employees worldwide is now bound to experiment even more with its automobile technology. The next step is creating a hydrogen-powered vehicle. Mazda already has one such prototype, and it has reached an autonomy level of 200 km.

Latest Mazda news

Mazda Motor Corporation – A New Definition To Style

2013-11-30 22:53:28

The triumph of the victory is buzzed just when the difficulties and tough times are at peak. The small seed of interest for cars in Mr. Matsuda ignited spark of initiation that laid the foundation of the Mazda Motor Corporation. Although, Mazda had seen various ups and downs in its way, the company has always been dedicated to present something new to its clients. The recent achievements of the company and successful attempt of bio fuel model of car are clear evidences of above fact. 

Mazda: An Asian Automotive Marvel

2014-01-12 07:05:00

Mazda is a Japanese automaker, which produces a full line of cars. Mazda began as a Toyo Kork Kogyo Ltd in Japan in 1920. It was later renamed as Toyo Kogyo Ltd; in 1927. Earlier it used to produce machine tools, later it moved to making cars, with the introduction of Mazda Go, in 1931.

The All New 2014 Mazda 3 is here to Simply Leave you Grinning

2014-01-29 10:25:36

The Mazda Motor Corporation is a globally renowned Japanese automobile brand, which is based in Aki District, Japan. Apart from the plants in Japan, Mazda has got plants all over the world and more than a million vehicles being produced out of the Japan plants itself. 2014 Mazda 3 is the most advanced version of the Mazda 3 series got introduced in 2003. 

Mazda 6- The Domestic Wonder

2014-02-26 09:37:42

One of the best cars for your family- Mazda 6 is combination of dramatic looks as well as a great driving experience. Add on to this list the stylish looks and efficient range of its diesel engines. Mazda 6 would carry the mantle of the best buy in the market especially for those with families.

New Breathtaking Bloody Red 2014 Mazda 3 Review

2014-04-16 12:05:43

The brand new 2014 Mazda 3 has been released with attractive Red Color Theme. Designed over the Aerodynamic Frame, it combines features of Sedan along with the Roadster model on the city roads. The cool Convertible Front Outlook gives enough space for the Power Train assembly for the ground breaking performance.

Mazda models list:

Mazda CX-5 2013-2014
Mazda CX-7 2007-2012
Mazda CX-9 2007-2013
Mazda MAZDA2 2011-2013
Mazda MAZDA3 2004-2014
Mazda MAZDA5 2006-2013
Mazda MAZDA6 2003-2014
Mazda MAZDASPEED3 2010-2013
Mazda MX-5 Miata 1990-2013
Mazda 3231990-1994Mazda 6261990-2002
Mazda 9291990-1995Mazda B-Series2001-2001
Mazda B-Series Pickup1990-2000Mazda B-Series Truck2004-2009
Mazda MAZDASPEED MAZDA32007-2009Mazda MAZDASPEED MAZDA62006-2007
Mazda MAZDASPEED MX-5 Miata2004-2005Mazda MPV1990-2006
Mazda MX-31992-1995Mazda Mazdaspeed Protege2003-2003
Mazda Millenia1995-2002Mazda Navajo1991-1994
Mazda Protege1990-2003Mazda Protege52002-2003
Mazda RX-71990-1995Mazda RX-82004-2011
Mazda Tribute2001-2011Mazda Tribute Hybrid2008-2009
Mazda Truck2002-2003

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