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Mazda Australia records best month ever

Despite the on-going financial doom and gloom Mazda Australia have bucked the trend recording its best sales month ever this June retailing a bumper 8406 units. The impressive result shattered the company's previous best of 7565 set back in March of 2008. The key to Mazda's success rests largely with the all-new Mazda3 which sold some 3741 units across Australia in June...

UK Mazda3 gets stop-start technology

The all-new Mazda3 range now incorporates innovative ‘i-stop’ (stop-start) fuel saving technology on 2.0 Sport models in Britain. The system automatically switches off the engine upon engaging neutral or whenever the car is stationary for more than a few seconds and restarts the engine when the driver simply depresses the clutch...

2013 Mazda MX-2 rendered speculation

The Mazda MX-5 has earned high acclaim as a pure driver’s car thanks to its superb handling and agility with just the right amount of power. Now the brand is set to improve on this philosophy by adding affordability to the mix with a new entry-level MX-2 Roadster rumored to be in development for 2013...

Mazda goes hybrid

Well, it was going to happen sooner than later. When Porsche is releasing diesels and working on fuel efficient cars while Lamborghini is trying to go green, you know the world is changing. One Japanese manufacturer that has never really taken Hybrid technologies that seriously has finally come to the party...

New-gen Mazda3 tops small car sales

With official VFACTS sales for May released today, Mazda has wasted no time in pointing out that for the third time this year it has claimed the number one spot in the small car category with its Mazda3. In total, 3038 Mazda3's were sold for the month of May representing a mammoth 20...

Mazda RX-8 picks up more standard kit in Japan

In what we can only hope will have a flow on effect for Australian buyers, standard equipment levels across the entire RX-8 range have been updated in Japan. The updates include rain-sensing windshield wipers, auto headlamps, and Mazda’s auto-light system, two new body colors – Aluminum Metallic and Metropolitan Grey Mica – and an audio-less base model where the space for a head unit in the centre panel is left as an open storage unit...

2009 Mazda3 Review

Mazda is on a roll at the moment and in Australia it has been kicking sales goals well beyond its position in the scheme of things, and now it has taken the fight right up to its opposition with the launch of the latest version of the Mazda3. The car is certainly one of the major new car releases for 2009, given the fact it is now threatening rivals from former co-owner Ford and from Toyota...

Mazda develops automated bumper recycling technology

Mazda has developed a world-first recycling technology which enhances the process it uses to recycle used bumpers from vehicles into raw plastic resin for use in new vehicle bumpers. The new technology is the first to enable recycling of used bumpers from different manufacturers at the same time...

2009 Mazda CX-7 Review & Road Test

2009 Mazda CX-7 Review and Road Test   "An SUV which really lives up to its name" Model Tested: 2009 Mazda CX-7 Luxury with reverse camera - six-speed automatic - $46,990 RRP Options: None fitted. CarAdvice Rating: (4.25) - by Paul Maric Almost always a car company will display a concept vehicle at a motor show...

2009 Mazda MX-5 official pricing and specs

Mazda has released the official Australian specifications and pricing for its new generation MX-5 Roadster which is due to hit showrooms by mid-March. The basic concept remains true to the original, combining affordable performance with lightweight design, Jinba Ittai 'one-with-the-car' handling, and classic roadster looks...

Mazda releases revised Special Needs vehicle in Japan

Mazda has today announced the launch of its redesigned Mazda AZ-Wagon i, a special needs vehicle equipped with a sloping access ramp for wheelchairs. The new model is based on the fully redesigned AZ-Wagon micro-mini that was launched in Japan in September 2008. The new AZ-Wagon i has a wide opening at the rear and a spacious cabin with a high roof...