SYDNEY – Mazda Motor Corp. Australia Ltd.’s pre-tax net profit jumped 120% to A$24.7 million ($21.5 million) in 2001, from A$10.8 million ($9.4 million) in the previous year. The auto maker’s market share rose to 4.4%, up from 3.4%. Managing Director Malcolm Gough says Mazda is aiming at 4.7% market share this year, based on sales of 37,000 units, an increase from 34,126 in the prior year. Pre-tax profit, however, likely will drop to about A$19 million ($16.5 million) because of costs ...

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