Mazda http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53620/more en 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> 2015 Ward’s 10 Best Interiors Quick Hits http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-interiors/2015-ward-s-10-best-interiors-quick-hits <div class="field-deck"> 2015 Ward’s 10 Best Interiors </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A concise summation of all 42 interiors evaluated as part of the 2015 competition. Many of these comments are taken directly from score sheets submitted by WardsAuto editors. Prices listed are sticker.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-interiors/2015-ward-s-10-best-interiors-quick-hits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-interiors/2015-ward-s-10-best-interiors-quick-hits#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers Vehicles & Technology Ward's 10 Best Interiors North America Asia Pacific - Regional Europe - Regional North America - Regional U.S. Japan South Korea Germany Italy United Kingdom Acura Alfa Romeo BMW Chevrolet Chrysler Ford Infiniti Kia Land Rover Lexus Mazda Mercedes Mitsubishi Volkswagen Aluminum Cameras Carbon Fiber Cockpit Electric Vehicles Headliner Human Machine Interfaces (HMI) Instrument Panel Interior Plastic Product Development Seatbelts Seats Acura TLX Alfa Romeo 4C BMW i3 BMW i8 Cadillac Escalade Chrysler 300C Ford Mustang Honda CR-V Infiniti QX80 Jeep Renegade Kia Sorento Land Rover Discovery Sport Lexus RC 350 Mercedes CLS400 SRT Hellcat Subaru Outback Thu, 07 May 2015 10:10:00 +0000 1274731 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Spectacular wood trim extends to second-row armrest of Infiniti QX80.</strong></p> April Sales Keep Oz on Pace to Top 2013 Record http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/april-sales-keep-oz-pace-top-2013-record <div class="node-body article-body">Analysts had expected a slow April, but SUV sales climbed 17% year-over-year and light-commercial deliveries rose 3.4%, enough to offset a 10.3% drop in car sales.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/april-sales-keep-oz-pace-top-2013-record" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/april-sales-keep-oz-pace-top-2013-record#comments Premium Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific Australia Holden Hyundai Mazda Toyota Volkswagen Sales Results Wed, 06 May 2015 17:26:00 +0000 1273841 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Hot-selling new CX-3 helps Mazda claim 10.1% market share.</strong></p> Mazda Does It Again, Only Better http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-interiors/mazda-does-it-again-only-better <div class="field-deck"> 2015 Ward's 10 Best Interiors </div> <div class="node-body article-body">It’s the little things that separate the bigger sedan from its Mazda3 sibling and give the Mazda6 a more finely tuned appearance. The list includes a more luxurious center console, trimmed in padded leather.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-interiors/mazda-does-it-again-only-better" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-interiors/mazda-does-it-again-only-better#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers Vehicles & Technology Ward's 10 Best Interiors North America U.S. Mazda Interior Wed, 06 May 2015 09:36:00 +0000 1273921 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>With its upscale equipment and just right touch of bling, Mazda6 looks like luxury car.</strong></p> 2015 Ward's 10 Best Interiors Winner: Mazda6 http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-interiors/2015-wards-10-best-interiors-winner-mazda6 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>The redesigned Mazda6 won a Ward&#39;s 10 Best Interiors trophy two years ago, and this midcycle refresh delivers a new display screen and multimedia interface, as well as more premium materials.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-interiors/2015-wards-10-best-interiors-winner-mazda6" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-interiors/2015-wards-10-best-interiors-winner-mazda6#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers Vehicles & Technology Ward's 10 Best Interiors North America North America - Regional U.S. Japan Mazda Human Machine Interfaces (HMI) Instrument Panel Interior Product Development Seats Wed, 06 May 2015 09:35:00 +0000 1238641 at http://wardsauto.com