With the cooperation of the NTT group, Mazda Motor Corporation has become the first Japanese domestic vehicle manufacturer to establish a broadband network linking the automaker and nationwide dealers (excluding Autozam dealers). The network will facilitate the exchange, sharing, and utilization of large amounts of information. Mazda will implement this system in approximately 700 new vehicle sales sections and services/parts sections in domestic dealerships by the end of fiscal 2002, increasing the number to around 1,200 sections in the foreseeable future.