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2017 Mazda 3 facelift: leaked Japanese brochure surfaces online

A photo claimed to be from a brochure for the facelifted Mazda 3 range was published online overnight. Sent by a reader to Carscoops, the image seems to show the facelifted Mazda 3 hatch, known in its home market as the Mazda Axela. According to the text at the bottom of the brochure, the hatch seen above is fitted with the company's 2...

2016 Mazda CX-9 loads up on segment-best safety tech

The upcoming Mazda CX-9 SUV will be one of the safest vehicles in its class when it goes on sale mid-year, thanks to its i-ActivSense safety suite. Mazda is claiming its next-generation SUV will feature luxury, safety and affordability that is ahead of all its competitors...

2016 Mazda CX-9 attracts record pre-launch interest

The new-generation 2016 Mazda CX-9 has received greater pre-launch interest than any other product in the company’s Australian history. The more refined and efficient new CX-9 seven-seater, which premieres Mazda’s new SkyActiv turbocharged petrol engine, is shaping up as a much more aggressive rival to the Toyota Kluger and Hyundai Santa Fe than the outgoing car...

Mazda MX-5 reaches production milestone with one-millionth model

The one-millionth Mazda MX-5 has been produced in Japan, adding yet another milestone to the iconic soft-top's growing list of historic achievements. Repeatedly recognised by Guinness World Records as the world's best-selling two-seater sports car, the one-millionth Mazda MX-5 ever produced, rolled of the Hiroshima production line on April 22 - 27 years after mass-production of the model first began in April 1989...

Mazda CX-4 unveiled in Beijing

The all-new 2017 Mazda CX-4 has debuted at this week’s Beijing motor show, ahead of a Chinese-market launch set to occur in the months ahead. Based on the Koeru concept that was unveiled in Frankfurt last year, the CX-4 arrives with the promise that it will “exceed existing categories and stereotypes”. What it won’t do, is appear in Australia anytime soon...

Mazda 'RX-9' still on the production backburner

The Mazda RX-Vision concept that stole the Tokyo motor show last November remains on the production slow-burn, with plans to make it for the road seemingly still in their infancy. The gorgeous RX-Vision concept captured minds and hearts alike when it premiered six-months ago, while it also gave a glimpse at where Mazda was at with the rotary engine — its spiritual hallmark...

Mazda won't challenge Toyota for top spot on Australian sales charts

Australia’s second-most popular new vehicle brand, Mazda, says it is unrealistic to imagine it could overtake market leader Toyota and take the top spot. Over the course of 2016 to date, Mazda Australia has sold 30,449 new vehicles, up 7.7 per cent. Toyota is down 5.1 per cent over the same period, though remains well ahead on 46,493...

Mazda ponders becoming a Japanese alternative to premium Euros

With German premium brands racing to make their pricing more accessible to the masses, an opportunity exists for Mazda to meet them head-on and establish itself as a genuine, proudly Japanese luxury alternative. This is an idea espoused this morning by Mazda Corporation’s visiting global director and senior managing executive officer, Yuji Nakemine, who spoke today at the opening of Mazda Australia’s sprawling and glamorous new headquarters...

Mazda Australia's swanky new headquarters with collection of classics opens

Constant sales growth for well over a decade has paid off for Mazda Australia, with the company today staging the opening ceremony for its glamorous new purpose-built headquarters in Melbourne. Australia’s top full importer, and the second top-selling car brand overall behind Toyota, has been operating (and steadily bursting out of) a now-pokey building down the road from this new site since 2001...

Mazda 2, CX-3, CX-9 recalled for suspension fix

Mazda has recalled 297 vehicles from its 2 city car, CX-3 compact SUV and CX-9 large SUV lines over concerns that a loose nut could cause a loss of steering control. The recall notice affects 58 vehicles in the previous-generation 'DE' Mazda 2 line, along with 217 examples of the new CX-3 and 22 vehicles in the outgoing CX-9 range, sold between the 22nd of February 2013 to 15th of December 2015...

2017 Mazda CX-4 appears undisguised ahead of Beijing debut

The new Mazda CX-4, teased in pictures published just days ago, has shown up once again, this time free from any major camouflage or detail-obscuring shadows. Touted by Mazda as an “exploring coupe”, it will partner the popular CX-5 SUV and make its debut at this month’s Beijing motor show...