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Mazda changes pickup truck alliance - the week

Biggest story of this week, as far as you lot were concerned, the announcement Mazda is to end a long-standing alliance with Ford on 'medium...

THE WEEK THAT WAS - Geneva, mostly

A fair number of interesting stories came out of Geneva this week. We learned, for example, that Jeep almost got yanked from the UK market i...

Glenn Brooks | 3 Mar 2016

Mazda is yet to comment on recent reports which claim the company will stop producing its three minivans/MPVs. Looking at the future product pipeline, it does seem as though people carriers will be left to rival OEMs, and yet more crossovers and SUVs from Mazda will be the effective replacements at plants in Japan and China.

Glenn Brooks | 29 Oct 2015

A list of world premieres at the 2015 Tokyo motor show appears below.

Glenn Brooks | 23 Sep 2015

In the second and final part of this month's management briefing, we take a look at the stand out concepts, production cars and trends seen at the 2015 Frankfurt IAA motor show.

Graeme Roberts | 4 Sep 2015

Some of the news is just in today so, you may not have seen all of the stories yet but, after a slight rattling of investors' cages by the recent stock market shenanig..., er, 'correction' in China, this week we have seen automotive investment confidence in three key markets. From Mazda, in Russia, Daimler, in alliance with the Renault-Nissan Alliance, in Mexico and, Nissan again, right here in the UK, for Europe.

Latest Interviews

Matthew Beecham | 28 Jul 2014

The IT industry has made much of the benefits of a Cloud infrastructure, offering better security and less complex networks in the workplace. Infotainment specialist Harman with subsidiary Aha claims its use in the car could be equally effective. It is now offering OEMs and service providers a chance to use the Cloud beyond downloading apps, navigation updates or music. Understanding what features are being used by the end customer, finding software bugs, removing unused features, reducing recalls or targeting specific customers with updates and advertising are just some of the ideas that Harman claims it can offer with its new Aha Cloud Platform Analytics and Updates Service. just-auto spoke to Siegfried Schuler, Director Centre of Competence Aha, about the service and find out what OEMs are most interested in.

Dave Leggett | 16 Jul 2013

Martin Leach, the former head of Ford of Europe, Mazda and Maserati, now runs Magma - a multi-faceted automotive industry consultancy and service provider. Dave Leggett recently caught up with him in London to hear his views on the current state of the automotive business and the challenges ahead.

Latest News

Graeme Roberts | 14 Jul 2016

Mazda Motor Corporation has announced Skyactiv-vehicle dynamics, a series of new-generation vehicle motion control technologies.

Graeme Roberts | 14 Jul 2016

Yokohama Rubber said its Geolandar H/T G056 tyre has been selected as original equipment on Mazda Motor’s new CX-9 three-row midsize crossover SUV, sold in North America and Australia.

Graeme Roberts | 11 Jul 2016

Isuzu is to build Mazda's next generation pickup truck on an OEM basis, ending a collaboration with Ford that dates back to the late 1970s.

Graeme Roberts | 23 Jun 2016

Poor results in a special study have prompted the US Insurance Institute of Highway Safety to consider instituting a passenger-side rating as part of its Top Safety Pick criteria.

Graeme Roberts | 26 Apr 2016

Mazda Motor Corporation has built over 1m units of the MX-5 (aka Mazda Roadster in Japan; Miata in Japan/US) in 27 years. Mass production started at the automaker's Ujina Plant No. 1 in Hiroshima in April 1989.

Graeme Roberts | 25 Apr 2016

Mazda has unveiled its new CX-4 crossover SUV at the Beijing motor show (Auto China 2016). It goes on sale in China in June.

Graeme Roberts | 4 Apr 2016

Mazda UK has brought its customer relations centre in-house at its new head office in Dartford, Kent, replacing its "traditional outsourced customer contact centre approach" with its own employees.

Graeme Roberts | 1 Apr 2016

Today, Friday 1 April, saw a management reshuffle at Mazda head office in Germany and European national sales companies.

Graeme Roberts | 10 Mar 2016

There is strong evidence Indonesia will eventually replace Thailand as the main automotive production hub in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), according to Ipsos Business Consulting.

Tony Pugliese | 8 Mar 2016

The new vehicle market in Vietnam continued to expand in February, by over 16% to 11,168 units from 9,604 units a year ago, according to data released by the Vietnam Automotive Manufacturers Association.

Graeme Roberts | 4 Mar 2016

Mazda Motor Europe (MME) said Jorgen Olesen, vice president of customer service and logistics, will retire on 31 March, 2016 after almost 18 years of service with Mazda.

Graeme Roberts | 3 Mar 2016

Australians bought 96,443 new passenger cars, SUVs and commercial vehicles in February 2016, just over 6,000 (or 6.7% more) than in February 2015. The strong start to the year has seen new car sales increase 4.8% year-to-date.

Graeme Roberts | 2 Mar 2016

An expected slowdown in new vehicle registrations did not materialise in New Zealand which saw a record 10,313 February new vehicle registrations last month, up 4.4% year on year.

Graeme Roberts | 29 Feb 2016

Mazda Motor plans to end development and production of minivans, a Japanese media report said.

Graeme Roberts | 12 Feb 2016

Mazda Motor Corporation has commenced production in Japan of the redesigned CX-9 three-row mid-size crossover at its Ujina Plant No. 1 in Hiroshima.

Graeme Roberts | 4 Feb 2016

Mazda boosted operating income 14.1% to JPY173,370m in the first nine months of fiscal 2015/2016. Sales rose 16.1% to JPY2,547,799.

Graeme Roberts | 1 Feb 2016

In 2015 the European car market totalled 14.2m new registrations, an increase of 9.3% over 2014 full year results; the highest since 2009. The market benefited from the last two months of double-digit growth with December setting the highest positive monthly change of the last three years at 1.16m units. Therefore, the last quarter volume increase was the highest of the year, standing at 10.2% more than in Q4 2014, representing 3.42m cars sold in total. The Seasonally Adjusted Annual Rate, SAAR, came in at 16.52m units.

Graeme Roberts | 15 Jan 2016

Mazda booked a 21% year on year increase in EU sales in 2015, selling 211,000 vehicles, its third consecutive year of growth in the 20% range.

Tony Pugliese | 14 Jan 2016

New vehicle sales in Japan fell by 14.5% to 369,460 units in December, from 431,919 units a year earlier, according to registration data released by the Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association (JAMA).

Graeme Roberts | 12 Jan 2016

Mazda North American Operations (MNAO) will relocate head office in February, 2017, remaining in Irvine, California, just south of Los Angeles, but moving to a new facility at 200 Spectrum Center Drive, as a result of a 10-year lease announced today.

Graeme Roberts | 8 Jan 2016

Like neighbouring New Zealand, Australia saw a new car sales record in 2015 with 1,155,408 new passenger cars, SUVs and commercial vehicles sold. Volume rose 3% year on year in December to 99,616.

Graeme Roberts | 17 Dec 2015

European new car sales experienced a 27th consecutive month of growth during November 2015 with volume up 13.5% year on year, the second largest rise this year, according to analysts at JATO Dynamics. This followed a significant slowing of growth during October as a consequence of smaller increases in the 'Big Five' EU markets.

Latest blogs

Simon Warburton | 23 May 2014

It's perhaps no huge surprise security is taken so seriously at this year's Saint Petersburg International Economic Forum, but the sheer scale of the precautions is overwhelming.

Glenn Brooks | 20 Aug 2013

A report out of the US, supposedly from a 'Mazda Insider' speaking at the recent Monterey Weekend, claims that a new rotary engined model is just two years from launch.

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