Mazda Motor has begun production of the CX-3 subcompact crossover SUV at its Hofu Plant No.1 in Yamaguchi, Japan. It's already made at the automaker's Ujina No.1 plant in Hiroshima, and at Rayong in Thailand. Production in Nanjing by the Changan-Mazda joint venture should follow later in 2017, according to just-auto's PLDB database.