DETROIT – Calling 2002 a “vital year” for Mazda Motor Corp., President Mark Fields pulls the wraps off two new models expected to help the Japanese auto maker continue a comeback in the U.S. The new Mazda 6, unveiled for the first time in October in Tokyo, will enter production at the Flat Rock, MI, assembly plant in the fourth quarter and reach U.S. dealers in early 2003. The car will bow first as a 4-door sedan and 5-door hatchback, but a wagon also will join the U.S. lineup later on. ...

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