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2017 Mazda CX-5 Makes Canadian Debut In Toronto

Yesterday Mazda Canada introduced the new 2017 Mazda CX-5 crossover to the Canadian market during a press conference at the Canadian International Auto Show. This second-generation compact crossover features Mazda’s SKYACTIV Technology, an evolutionary KODO – Soul of Motion design theme, and will launch Mazda’s first passenger vehicle with a diesel engine in Canada in the fourth quarter of 2017.

Mazda Takes Top Honours In The Car Guide’s Best Buy Awards

– Mazda MX-5 and Mazda CX-3 Win Both Car & SUV Of The Year Awards – RICHMOND HILL, ON, Aug. 31, 2015 /CNW/ – The Mazda lineup received an unprecedented vote of confidence from The Car Guide (Le Guide de l’Auto), a prominent automobile publication in Quebec, as both Car of the Year and SUV of the Year were awarded to Mazda vehicles; the first time ever that a single manufacturer has taken home both of these awards given by The Car Guide in their annual Best Buys. The award for Best New Car of the Year was given to the best-selling roadster of all time, the all-new 2016 Mazda MX-5, while the title of Best New SUV of the Year now belongs to the 2016 Mazda CX-3, the fun, go-anywhere crossover that’s perfect for any situation. Both vehicles also received Best Buy awards for their respective segments, which are Convertibles and Roadsters under $50,000, and Sub-compact SUVs.

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Toyota and Mazda Team Up to Make Cars Better

Tokyo, Japan, May 13, 2015―Toyota Motor Corporation and Mazda Motor Corporation today entered an agreement to build a mutually beneficial long term partnership. By leveraging the resources of both companies to complement and enhance each other’s products and technologies, the partnership will result in more appealing cars that meet the diverse needs and tastes of customers all over the world. A joint committee will now be set up to evaluate how best to utilize each company’s respective strengths. The committee will encourage broad and meaningful collaboration across a range of fields, including environmental and advanced safety technologies.


Mazda Launches Unlimited Mileage Warranty in Canada

Nov 13, 2014 — New warranty lets owners drive as much as they want, as far as they want… RICHMOND HILL, ON, Nov. 13, 2014 /CNW/ – Mazda Canada Inc. announced today a new Unlimited Mileage Warranty, eliminating the distance limitations on their factory warranty coverage allowing owners to drive as much, or as far, as they want. The Unlimited Mileage Warranty becomes the new standard factory warranty on all Mazda vehicles starting with the 2015 model year.

2015 Mazda MX-5,, 2015 Mazda Roadster, Miata

Mazda Unveils All-New Mazda MX-5

HIROSHIMA, Japan, Sept. 3, 2014 /CNW/ – Mazda Motor Corporation today celebrated the unveiling of the fourth-generation Mazda MX-5 (known as Roadster in Japan) together with fans at events held simultaneously in Japan, USA and Spain. The all-new MX-5, which adopts both SKYACTIV technology and Mazda’s KODO—Soul of Motion design language, will be rolled out to global markets starting in 2015.

The All-New 2014 Mazda3

Richmond Hill, ON (June 26, 2013) — Mazda Motor Corporation today revealed the hatchback version of the all-new Mazda3.  The redesigned Mazda3 is the third in Mazda’s new generation of products that adopt both the KODO–Soul of Motion design theme and the full suite of SKYACTIV Technologies.The sports compact that will redefine driving pleasure will be launched around the globe, with sales starting in Canada this fall.

All-New 2014 Mazda6

Mazda announces pricing for all-new 2014 Mazda6 sedan – New flagship sedan will be available with a host of new Mazda i-ACTIVSENSE safety technology – RICHMOND HILL, ON, Jan. 3, 2013 /CNW/ – When the all-new 2014 Mazda6 arrives at dealerships in a few weeks, it will have a starting MSRP of $24,495. Completely redesigned and featuring the entire suite of SKYACTIV Technology including a new 2.5L SKYACTIV-G engine, the Mazda6 will have more standard equipment than the outgoing sedan, and will be available with new safety technologies never before seen on a Mazda vehicle. Striking exterior design and a refined interior are also part of the standard feature set, as are the unmistakable handling characteristics imbued into every Mazda vehicle.

Mazda SHINARI Concept

Mazda SHINARI is a 4-door, 4-seat, sports coupe concept vehicle and a pure expression of Mazda’s new design theme, ‘KODO – Soul of Motion’, in its idealized form. The SHINARI showcases several new design elements that will carry forward into production, beginning with the 2013 CX-5 compact SUV, and represents the first initiative by Mazda Design to express ‘KODO – Soul of Motion