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Automotive Industry Insights podcast: Mazda Australia boss, Vinesh Bhindi

This week on the podcast are Mandy Turner, Mike Costello, and Scott Collie. We catch up with Josh Dowling to discuss some of the biggest news of the week, including everything Tesla Cybertruck, and Mazda's planned guaranteed buyback deals. Also, in BMW news, the company is buying back Takata-affected cars, has a new waterproof key card, and its owners be getting Android Auto and Apple CarPlay for free...

Car News Daily podcast: Your daily download

Plenty has happened in the world of car news over the last 24 hours. If you haven't had time to read all the news on CarAdvice.com, catch up on your way home with Car News Daily, as Mandy Turner reads each news story word-for-word...

Mazda MX-30: Electric SUV still not confirmed for Australia

Mazda’s first electric vehicle is not yet confirmed for Australia, with head office to decide on the car’s chance of coming Down Under in 2020. Unveiled at the Tokyo motor show,the MX-30 is a compact SUV with 200km of range from a battery around 35kWh in size. "In the end, our customers need to say this is something we want," Mazda Australia managing director, Vinesh Bhindi, told CarAdvice...

Mazda poised to introduce guaranteed future buyback, expand finance division to boost sales

Mazda is poised to expand its finance division in an attempt to address tighter credit requirements, one of the contributing factors to the biggest market slowdown since the Global Financial Crisis. Mazda Finance, which has already been rolled out to more than half of Mazda’s national network of 140 dealers, will also give the company an opportunity to offer guaranteed future buyback prices on trade-ins from early next year...

Euro NCAP: CX-30, Explorer, GLB get five-star ratings

Independent crash-testing firm, Euro NCAP, has released its latest round of safety ratings, with the new Mazda CX-30, Ford Explorer, and Mercedes-Benz GLB all achieving five-star results. The star of the show was the Mazda CX-30, which recorded a near-perfect 99 per cent score for Adult Occupant Protection, giving it the highest score for this category against Euro NCAP's 2018-19 protocol...

Mazda taken to court by ACCC for “unconscionable conduct” and “false or misleading representations”

Mazda Australia is being taken to Federal Court by Australia’s peak consumer watchdog for allegedly engaging in “unconscionable conduct” and making “false or misleading representations in its dealings with consumers” who bought new cars between 2013 and 2017. The vehicles affected include popular models such as the Mazda 2, Mazda 6, Mazda CX-5, Mazda CX-3 and Mazda BT-50...

2020 Mazda MX-30: All-electric SUV revealed

Another day, another electric vehicle. This time around it's from Mazda, and it blends all the hallmarks of a sporty city SUV with a fully-electric heart. The MX-30 debuts Mazda's pure-electric e-SkyActiv platform, along with a number of new interior technologies likely to filter through the rest of the Japanese brand's line-up in due course...

Mazda to launch new diesel engines in 2020 - report

Mazda remains committed to the diesel engine, despite many manufacturers shying away from the powertrain technology in the wake of the Dieselgate emissions scandal, promising a "new approach" to diesel engines next year. Speaking with the UK's Autocar, the company's European R&D boss, Christian Schultze, said: "We are sticking to diesel engines...

Mazda: Company's first electric vehicle will be a 'coupe SUV'

Mazda is set to debut its first electric vehicle at the 2019 Tokyo motor show next week, and the latest teaser has confirmed it will be a crossover. The tall body and large glasshouse in the teaser image confirms our suspicions the EV would be a crossover, and spy photos of a development mule wearing a CX-30 body indicated as much...

Mazda EV: Interior teased ahead of Tokyo debut

Mazda has teased the electric vehicle it plans to release at the 2019 Tokyo motor show next week, releasing a single image of the car's cabin. The new EV will be the brand's first, and will feature an interior that creates "a feeling of being enveloped in openness". Based on the image, the infotainment controller and volume knob will carry over from the new 3, while the gear stick will be new for Mazda...

Mazda 3, 6, CX-5 recalled

Mazda Australia has issued a recall for 35,476 diesel versions of its Mazda 3, Mazda 6 and CX-5 model lines over concerns build-up of carbon deposits could cause premature wear of certain engine components. According to the Japanese brand, "The affected vehicles may accumulate carbon deposits in the intake shutter valve"...