WASHINGTON, DC (April 8, 2022) – Mazda North American Operations (MNAO) announces the 2022 Mazda MX-30, the company’s first battery electric vehicle, has received 5-star ratings in frontal and side crash tests, and a 5-star Overall Vehicle Score from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) New Car Assessment Program (NCAP). NHTSA’s NCAP 5-Star safety ratings are intended to help consumers make smart decisions about safety when purchasing a vehicle. The 5-star safety ratings program evaluates how vehicles perform in crash tests. NHTSA conducts frontal, side, and rollover tests because they account for the majority of crashes on America’s roadways. The unique design of the MX-30’s freestyle doors proved to sustain both side barrier and side pole crash tests with 5-star r …more
Mazda North American Operations (MNAO) has adjusted mid-year pricing for most 2022 models.
IRVINE, Calif. (April 1, 2022) – Mazda North American Operations (MNAO) today reported total March sales of 33,023 vehicles, an increase of 3.2 percent compared to March 2021. Year-to-date sales totaled 82,268 vehicles; a decrease of 1.2 percent compared to the same time last year. With 27 selling days in March, compared to 26 the year prior, the company posted a decrease of 0.6 percent on a Daily Selling Rate (DSR) basis. CPO sales totaled 4,660 vehicles in March, a decrease of 41 percent compared to March 2021. Sales Highlights – Best March sales ever of the CX-5 with 21,645 vehicles sold. – Best March sales ever of the CX-9 with 4,148 vehicles sold. Mazda Canada, Inc., (MCI) reported March sales of 5,810 vehicles, a decrease of 15.7 percent compared to March last year. Year-to-date …more
BOULDER, Colo., March 31, 2021 — Life Time (NYSE: LTH), the nation’s premier healthy lifestyle brand which owns and produces 30 iconic athletic events across the nation, and Mazda North American Operations (Mazda) today announced Mazda is the presenting sponsor of the inaugural Life Time Grand Prix series. Mazda is the first automotive brand to sponsor the company’s off-road cycle events. The agreement coincides with the launch of the first-ever Mazda CX-50, an all-new crossover model aimed at enhancing the driver’s connection to nature. The vehicle will debut at the Life Time Sea Otter Classic presented by Continental April 7-10, where the first race of the Life Time Grand Prix presented by Mazda series takes place. “We are excited to introduce Mazda to our off-road cycling community as t …more
IRVINE, Calif. (March 18, 2022) – Mazda North American Operations (MNAO) today announced changes to its Huntsville-based Alabama Business Unit leadership, effective April 1, 2022. Taking the helm at the Alabama Business Unit will be Naoki Okano who will become Vice President. In his new role, Okano will assume ultimate responsibility for working with suppliers, handling logistics for the plant, and managing quality assurance. Prior to being promoted, Okano served as the CX-50 Program Manager. In this role, Okano was responsible for leading all relevant divisions of the company for the successful development and launch of this all-new vehicle made specifically for the North American market. “Since having worked as the CX-50 Program Manager it is now very rewarding to be responsible for its …more
Mazda Motor Corporation is deeply saddened by the events taking place in Ukraine and is concerned for the safety and well-being of people there and throughout the region. We hope that the situation will be brought to an end as soon as possible and that peace and security will return to Ukraine. Our colleagues in the region are already active with their humanitarian support and in addition we are making a financial donation of 1 million Euros to UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency to support the activities which provide humanitarian aid to the affected populations in Ukraine and countries in the region. We will also continue collecting and distributing the donations we are receiving from Mazda Group employees around the world and support the grassroots activities already being carried out by the e …more
MAZDA FOUNDATION (USA), INC. AWARDS GRANTS TO ADDRESS FOOD INSECURITY, EQUITABLE ACCESS TO EDUCATION, AND WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT
IRVINE, CA – March 3, 2022 – The Board of Trustees of the Mazda Foundation (USA) Inc., has awarded funding for four new programs this year as it continues to build partnerships with organizations across the United States to help address food insecurity and some of its many root causes, particularly equitable access to education and job opportunities. In total, the Mazda Foundation awarded $495,000 to 11 organizations through its yearly grant giving process. With the addition of these programs, the Mazda Foundation’s partnerships now serve populations across several major metropolitan areas throughout the United States, with funding concentrated in Southern California and the greater Huntsville, AL, area. “The awards we’re announcing today aim right at the heart of the cycle of poverty,” sa …more
IRVINE, Calif. (March 1, 2022) – Mazda North American Operations (MNAO) today reported total February sales of 28,166 vehicles, an increase of 8.3 percent compared to February 2021. Year-to-date sales totaled 49,245 vehicles; a decrease of 3.9 percent compared to the same time last year. With 24 selling days in February, compared to the same number the year prior, the company posted an increase of 8.3 percent on a Daily Selling Rate (DSR) basis. CPO sales totaled 3,562 vehicles in February, a decrease of 32 percent compared to February 2021. Sales Highlights Second highest February sales in the U.S. with 28,166 vehicles sold. Best February sales ever of the CX-5 with 16,404 vehicles sold. Best February sales ever of the CX-9 with 3,803 vehicles sold. Mazda Canada, Inc., (MCI) reported Febr …more
WASHINGTON, DC (Feb. 24, 2022) – The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) today announced the winners of its highest award in safety, the 2022 TOP SAFETY PICK+. Every tested Mazda vehicle made the list for the third consecutive year. These vehicles include the Mazda3 Sedan, Mazda3 Hatchback, CX-30, CX-5, and CX-9. To qualify for the 2022 TOP SAFETY PICK+ award, Mazda vehicles earned good ratings in each of the Institute’s six crashworthiness evaluations: moderate overlap front, driver-side small overlap front, passenger-side small overlap front, side, roof strength and head restraint tests. Mazda vehicles also earned advanced or superior ratings for front crash prevention in both vehicle-to-vehicle and vehicle-to-pedestrian evaluations and good or acceptable headlight ratings. “Ac …more
IRVINE, Calif. (Feb. 1, 2022) – Mazda North American Operations (MNAO) today reported total January sales of 21,079 vehicles, a decrease of 16.5 percent compared to January 2021. With 24 selling days in January, compared to the same number the year prior, the company posted a decrease of 16.5 percent on a Daily Selling Rate (DSR) basis. CPO sales totaled 3,119 vehicles in January, a decrease of 41 percent compared to January 2021. Mazda Canada, Inc., (MCI) reported January sales of 3,493 vehicles, a decrease of 13.5 percent compared to January last year. Mazda Motor de Mexico (MMdM) reported January sales of 3,474 vehicles, a decrease of 7.8 percent compared to January last year. Mazda North American Operations is headquartered in Irvine, California, and oversees the sales, marketing, part …more
IRVINE, Calif. (Jan. 26, 2022) – Today, Mazda North American Operations (MNAO) President and CEO Jeff Guyton drives in the first 2023 Mazda CX-50 to roll off the Discovery Line at Mazda’s new Huntsville, Alabama plant. Mazda Toyota Manufacturing (MTM) is a $2.3 billion joint venture partnership between Mazda Motor Corporation and Toyota Motor Corporation. The first-ever CX-50, produced in the U.S., is made specifically for the North American market. “This is an exciting day for both MTM team members and MNAO employees to celebrate the first CX-50 to roll off the Discovery Line at MTM,” said Jeff Guyton. “The production of the CX-50 here signifies the importance of the North American market to Mazda and our commitment to investing in the U.S.” MTM began operation in September 2021 and will …more
IRVINE, Calif. (Jan. 4, 2022) – Mazda North American Operations (MNAO) today reported total December sales of 19,422 vehicles, a decrease of 38 percent compared to December 2020. Full year sales totaled 332,756 vehicles; an increase of 19.2 percent compared to 2020. With 27 selling days in December, compared to 28 the year prior, the company posted a decrease of 35.7 percent on a Daily Selling Rate (DSR) basis. With 306 selling days in 2021, compared to 309 in 2020, the company posted an increase of 20.3 percent on a DSR basis for the year. Sales Highlights Mazda achieved its best year in sales since 1994, with a total of 332,756 vehicles sold in 2021. Mazda3, CX-30, CX-5, and CX-9 all achieved double-digit percent sales increases vs 2020: Mazda3 sales increased 12 percent, with 37,653 veh …more
Mazda Financial Services Offers Payment Relief to Customers Affected by Tornadoes hitting Southern and Midwest states
Mazda Financial Services (MFS) announced it is offering payment relief options to its customers affected by the tornado outbreak stretching across the Southern and Midwest states, beginning on December 10, 2021.