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All-New Mazda MX-5 wins another prestigious design award

After recently becoming the first manufacturer to win both the World Car of the Year and the World Design Car of the Year, All-New Mazda MX-5 has taken out top automotive honours in the annual Australian Good Design awards. Also awarded the highly respected 2016 Wheels Car of the Year in January, All-New Mazda MX-5 [...]

Mazda increases i-ACTIVSENSE safety technology on Brand-New Mazda CX-9

The Brand-New Mazda CX-9 will be safer and better equipped to detect and avoid accidents than ever before, thanks to an array of advanced i-ACTIVSENSE* safety technologies. For the first time, Advanced Blind Spot Monitoring (ABSM), Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA) and Smart City Brake Support [Forward/Reverse] (SCBS F/R) will be standard across the entire [...]

Mazda MX-5 RF with Retractable Hardtop makes global debut

Mazda Motor Corporation has revealed the Mazda MX-5 RF (retractable fastback). The latest addition to the MX-5 family fully embodies the model’s 26-year-old tradition of “lots of fun”. While staying true to the original MX-5 Retractable Hardtop’s goal of making open-top driving more accessible, Mazda has broken the bounds of conventional thinking to create something [...]

Mazda RX-VISION named most beautiful concept

The Mazda RX-VISION, a stunning rotary-powered sports car concept, captured the “Most Beautiful Concept Car of the Year” award at the 31st Festival Automobile International. Ikuo Maeda (pictured), the company’s international design chief, accepted the award Tuesday evening together with Kevin Rice, Mazda’s European design director, Julien Montousse, his counterpart at Mazda North America, and [...]

Mazda premieres Brand-New CX-9 three-row large crossover SUV

Mazda Motor Corporation has revealed the Brand-New Mazda CX-9 at the Los Angeles Auto Show¹. A three-row large crossover SUV featuring the latest SKYACTIV Technology and ‘KODO – Soul of Motion’ design, the Brand-New CX-9 is a high-end model of Mazda’s new-generation line-up. The model has been tailored for the North American market, which is [...]

Three Mazdas win Carsales.com.au Car of the Year awards

Mazda has been one of the most successful manufacturers in the second annual Carsales.com.au Car of the Year awards, taking top honours in three key segments. First-Ever Mazda CX-3 – which arrived in March – was voted Australia’s Best City Car, the flagship New Mazda6 was recognised as the Best Family Car over $30,000 for [...]

Mazda reveals Mazda RX-VISION concept

Mazda Motor Corporation has unveiled the rotary-powered Mazda RX-VISION sports car concept at the Tokyo Motor Show. The rotary engine is a symbol of the company’s “never-stop-challenging” spirit. RX-VISION represents a vision of the future that Mazda hopes to one day make into reality; a front-engine, rear-wheel drive sports car with exquisite, KODO design-based proportions [...]