TOKYO — With the launch of the third phase of its digital innovation project (MDI) in April, Mazda Motor Corp. has committed a total of ¥41 billion (US$383 million) into system hardware and software. The project's third phase, costing ¥17.5 billion (US$165 million), will introduce “virtual” testing into vehicle development (see WAI — Oct. '00, p.1). Scheduled to be fully operational by spring 2002, the upgraded system is expected to shorten the development period — from completion of design ...

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