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Mazda seeking $US2.8 billion loan to survive coronavirus crisis – report

MORE: All COVID-19 coverage here Mazda is seeking loans for 300 billion Yen ($US 2.8 billion) from Japan’s three ‘megabanks’ and other lenders to help it get through the coronavirus pandemic, the Reuters news agency has reported...

The 20 cars with the best resale value on the used car market

When purchasing a new car, potential resale value is often front of mind for buyers. Given the average vehicle age in Australia is 10.2 years, no matter how much you love your latest purchase, there's a high chance you'll be looking to sell it in a decade's time for a newer model – if not sooner. This is where making the right decision today will pay off down the line...

Around the tracks: A glitzy Skoda Kodiaq, Tesla's autopilot in action and Koenigsegg's next hypercar

When we’re not creating it ourselves, the CarAdvice team spends a lot of time finding and consuming motoring content from all over the world. Here’s a handful of the photos, articles, videos or social media posts that most caught our eye last week. Some of them are brand new, others have been online for a while. Enjoy them – just not too much, okay? 1...

Mazda offers free service to healthcare workers in US, but not Australia

Mazda Australia will not offer free engine oil changes for healthcare workers during the COVID-19 pandemic, despite the service being offered by the Japanese brand in the US. Mazda's initiative in the US – which it claims will cost at least $5 million (AU$7...

New Mazda BT-50 rendered: real deal coming soon to Australian showrooms

The new Mazda BT-50 is just around the corner and the good news is we won’t need to wait long before we find out what it really looks like. While this is an artist impression of the new Mazda BT-50 ute – inspired by Mazda’s recent design themes and an earlier pledge to make the new one more truck-like than the current model – CarAdvice understands it could be unveiled within months and in showrooms sooner than anticipated...

Mazda MX-30 electric SUV to introduce rotary-powered range extender

Reports out of Mazda near-on confirm that the new, all-electric MX-30 will debut in 2020 with a range extender in the form of a Rotary engine. Its timing is on track with a previous statement that Mazda made in 2018, which touted that this technology would launch in 2020. New information comes to light as the brand recaps on its rich, 100-year history...

Car industry says new models remain on schedule despite coronavirus

Most leading car companies say they are still on track to introduce a range of new models this year, despite apparent setbacks due to the global outbreak of the coronavirus. Australia’s biggest car company Toyota says it is business as usual for the time being (see separate story here)...

Mazda to introduce 100-year anniversary models across the range

Mazda is about to launch 100-year anniversary editions across its entire passenger car and SUV range – to celebrate its beginnings in 1920 as a cork manufacturer before it moved into three-wheeled delivery buggies in the 1930s and, eventually, became a car maker in 1960...

2020 Mazda CX-5 pricing and specs

The Mazda CX-5 has received new standard equipment for 2020, gaining key safety and driver technology features, plus reduced cabin noise, across all variants. Pricing for the base Maxx Skyactiv-G 2.0L manual FWD is up $100 to $30,980 (plus on-road costs), while the range-topping Akera Skyactiv-D 2.2L auto AWD has gone up $200, starting from $51,330 (plus on-road costs)...

2014-2015 Mazda CX-5 recalled for lighting fix

Mazda has recalled model-years 2014 to 2015 examples of its popular CX-5 SUV to address a problem with its LED light signature. Affecting 7443 vehicles, the recall centres on the CX-5's daytime running lights (DRLs), which could flicker while driving or fail to illuminate. In the event that the vehicle's headlights are not also on, inactive DRLs could reduce its visibility...

Mazda RX-Vision GT3 Concept coming soon… to a PlayStation near you

Mazda has fuelled the fires of desire for its stunning RX-Vision Concept, first shown in 2015, unveiling a new GT3 variant. Like the ‘regular’ RX-Vision before it though, the RX-Vision GT3 won’t become a production reality, but you will get to drive this one – as part of PlayStation’s Gran Turismo Sport video game...