Mazda http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53620/more en Pricing, Quality Hinder Malaysian Automakers http://wardsauto.com/politics/pricing-quality-hinder-malaysian-automakers <div class="node-body article-body">“Malaysia manufactured 650,000 cars, while Thailand manufactured 2 million cars and sold half of them overseas,” International Trade and Industry Minister Mustapha Mohamed tells Parliament.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/politics/pricing-quality-hinder-malaysian-automakers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/politics/pricing-quality-hinder-malaysian-automakers#comments Premium Auto Makers Politics Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific Asia Pacific - Regional Malaysia Thailand Mazda Perodua Sales & Marketing Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Tariffs Trade Wed, 15 Jul 2015 10:30:00 +0000 1311231 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Mazda Malaysia launched CBU exports to Thailand in 2013.</strong></p> Japan New-Vehicle Sales Slip 11% in First-Half 2015 http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/japan-new-vehicle-sales-slip-11-first-half-2015 <div class="node-body article-body">All of the leading domestic brands – Toyota, Honda, Suzuki, Daihatsu and Nissan – reported declines during the period. The biggest 6-month backslide from like-2014 was by low-volume manufacturer Mitsubishi, down 27.0%.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/japan-new-vehicle-sales-slip-11-first-half-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/japan-new-vehicle-sales-slip-11-first-half-2015#comments Premium Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific Japan Daihatsu Honda Mazda Mitsubishi Nissan Toyota Sales Results Tue, 14 Jul 2015 14:00:00 +0000 1312631 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Toyota Aqua riding highest on Japan sales charts.</strong></p> 84-Month Loans Slow Car Buying, Mazda Exec Says http://wardsauto.com/finance-insurance-resource-center/84-month-loans-slow-car-buying-mazda-exec-says <div class="node-body article-body">The marketing vice president of the Japanese automaker’s U.S. unit talks about long loans, fresh product and the company’s non-interest in self-driving vehicles.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/finance-insurance-resource-center/84-month-loans-slow-car-buying-mazda-exec-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/finance-insurance-resource-center/84-month-loans-slow-car-buying-mazda-exec-says#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers Finance & Insurance Resource Center North America U.S. Mazda Retail Autonomous Vehicles Tue, 07 Jul 2015 10:51:00 +0000 1309891 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Mazda debuted &rsquo;16 Mazda CX-3 compact CUV at Los Angeles Auto Show.&nbsp; </strong></p> Tech Guru Doubts Women Will Shun Driverless Cars http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/tech-guru-doubts-women-will-shun-driverless-cars <div class="node-body article-body">Tim Bajarin, a leading high-tech industry strategist, takes exception to results of a national online survey suggesting most female consumers would not be interested in driverless cars and, as a result, could prove an obstacle to market adoption.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/tech-guru-doubts-women-will-shun-driverless-cars" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/tech-guru-doubts-women-will-shun-driverless-cars#comments Public Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Audi Mazda Toyota Advertising Autonomous Vehicles Mon, 06 Jul 2015 10:17:00 +0000 1305971 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Female consumers open to previous tech advances, expert says.</strong></p> Mazda 6 Grand Touring - Ward's 10 Best Interiors Awards Ceremony 2015 http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-interiors/mazda-6-grand-touring-wards-10-best-interiors-awards-ceremony-2015 <div class="node-body video-body">Highlights from the Ward’s 10 Best Interiors Ceremony held during the WardsAuto Interiors Conference on May 13, 2015 in Detroit, MI. WardsAuto World Editor-in-Chief Drew Winter announces the winners and calls auto maker representatives to the stage to accept their honors.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-interiors/mazda-6-grand-touring-wards-10-best-interiors-awards-ceremony-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-interiors/mazda-6-grand-touring-wards-10-best-interiors-awards-ceremony-2015#comments Public Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology Ward's 10 Best Interiors North America U.S. Mazda Interior Tue, 30 Jun 2015 17:29:00 +0000 1306701 at http://wardsauto.com Will CARB’s Eased ZEV Rules Grow Cleaner-Car Demand? http://wardsauto.com/politics/will-carb-s-eased-zev-rules-grow-cleaner-car-demand <div class="node-body article-body">Regulators are granting Volvo, Mitsubishi, Mazda, JLR and Subaru an added hybrid option and a later compliance date of Jan. 1, 2018, by which time each company will be expected to have an approved pure ZEV or hybrid transitional ZEV on the market.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/politics/will-carb-s-eased-zev-rules-grow-cleaner-car-demand" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/politics/will-carb-s-eased-zev-rules-grow-cleaner-car-demand#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Politics Sales & Marketing North America U.S. Jaguar Land Rover Mazda Mitsubishi Subaru Tesla Volvo Car Electric Vehicles Emissions Engines Hybrid Vehicles Product Development Sales Results Wed, 24 Jun 2015 10:04:00 +0000 1302421 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Mitsubishi launching Outlander PHEV in U.S. next year.</strong></p> Kia, Hyundai Surpass Japanese Brands in Initial Quality http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/kia-hyundai-surpass-japanese-brands-initial-quality <div class="node-body article-body">Porsche again leads the closely watched study, which finds voice-recognition systems still the area most perplexing to vehicle owners.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/kia-hyundai-surpass-japanese-brands-initial-quality" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/kia-hyundai-surpass-japanese-brands-initial-quality#comments Public Auto Makers Plants & Production Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. AB Volvo BMW Chrysler Ford General Motors Honda Hyundai Mazda Nissan Toyota Volkswagen Plants & Production Voice Activation Wed, 17 Jun 2015 17:00:00 +0000 1300021 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Kia&rsquo;s Kwangju plant building Soul best in Asia-Pacific.</strong></p> Ford Ranger New Zealand’s Top Seller in Flat May http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/ford-ranger-new-zealand-s-top-seller-flat-may <div class="node-body article-body">Motor Industry Assn. CEO David Crawford says the four best-selling models in May were light-commercial vehicles, with the top-selling car, the Toyota Corolla, ranking fifth with 310.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/ford-ranger-new-zealand-s-top-seller-flat-may" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/ford-ranger-new-zealand-s-top-seller-flat-may#comments Premium Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific New Zealand Ford Mazda Nissan Toyota Sales Results Thu, 04 Jun 2015 10:00:00 +0000 1292711 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Corolla only car among May&rsquo;s five best-sellers.</strong></p> SUV, Light-Commercial Sales Shore Up Oz May Result http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/suv-light-commercial-sales-shore-oz-may-result <div class="node-body article-body">SUVs were popular among private buyers in particular, as they boosted May sales 10.1% year-over-year. Business and government purchases of SUVs remained steady. After five months, SUV sales were up 13.5% at 157,415 units.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/suv-light-commercial-sales-shore-oz-may-result" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/suv-light-commercial-sales-shore-oz-may-result#comments Premium Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific Australia Mazda Mitsubishi Toyota Volkswagen Sales Results Wed, 03 Jun 2015 18:48:00 +0000 1292541 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Mazda brand distant second to Toyota in May but Mazda3 top car model.</strong></p> Mazda Parts-Distribution Hub to Serve Export Markets http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/mazda-parts-distribution-hub-serve-export-markets <div class="node-body article-body">The center, operated by a joint venture between Mazda Sales Thailand and Yusen Logistics Thailand, stocks up to 53,000 Mazda parts worth more than TB360 million.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/mazda-parts-distribution-hub-serve-export-markets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/mazda-parts-distribution-hub-serve-export-markets#comments Premium Auto Makers Management & Strategy Suppliers Asia Pacific Asia Pacific - Regional Thailand Mazda Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Global Sources Globalization Logistics Wed, 20 May 2015 08:34:00 +0000 1283611 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Yusen Logistics, Mazda form parts partnership.</strong></p>