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NORA NAUGHTON

Mazda revs up teens' interest in math, science and auto careers

2:28 pm U.S. ET | May 28, 2014
With the ongoing shortage of engineers in the auto industry, Mazda is heading straight to the source....
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5 cool innovations at Japan's SAE expo

1:33 pm U.S. ET | May 22, 2014
Japan's premier automotive engineering expo is bustling again along the Yokohama waterfront. A record 488 companies are participating at this year's meeting of the Society of Automotive Engineers of Japan, which runs through Friday. Some 80,000 visitors are expected....
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Will Chevy's ad breakthrough lead to more spots targeting LGBT consumers?

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 12, 2014
When Chevrolet prominently featured gay and lesbian couples in a family-focused commercial titled "The New Us," marketing experts saw it as a breakthrough. And they think other automakers will come to see it the same way....
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Mazda's dealership design about to evolve

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 12, 2014
Mazda will roll out a new dealership design program to retailers in July....
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Japan's worst car sales in 16 months usher in tax hangover

6:34 am U.S. ET | May 1, 2014
Vehicle sales last month in Japan fell to the lowest since December 2012 after Japan raised its consumption tax for the first time 17 years, according to industry figures released today....
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Mazda targets $2.3 billion operating profit by 2015-16

6:37 am U.S. ET | April 25, 2014
Mazda raised its mid-term profit target on Friday and said it aims to post more than $2 billion in annual operating profit by the financial year ending in March 2016 after it hit its earlier target two years in advance....
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Jaguar, Land Rover, Ford gain in blue-sky store values

2:42 pm U.S. ET | April 23, 2014
Jaguar, Land Rover and Ford saw their blue-sky multiples increase in the second half, according to a study by a dealership buy/sell advisory firm. But BMW, Mini, Hyundai, VW and Mazda saw theirs decrease....
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109,000 Mazda Tributes recalled for rust-related steering issue

12:32 pm U.S. ET | April 21, 2014
Mazda is recalling 109,000 Tribute compact SUVs in the United States to address potential rusting frame parts in cold-weather states where road salt is heavily used in the winter....
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Mazda recalls 109,000 Tributes over potential control-arm separation

3:04 pm U.S. ET | April 18, 2014
Mazda is recalling 109,000 Tribute SUVs from the 2001-04 model years because of rust that could cause separation of the lower control arm from the vehicle’s subframe. The recall covers vehicles sold in states where high corrosion is likely to occur, mainly those where roads get salted in the winter....
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RYAN BEENE

Mazda throws a big birthday party for Miata

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 16, 2014
Mazda is celebrating the 25th anniversary of the MX-5 Miata -- the roadster that has come to define the automaker's engineering DNA -- with an historic display at the New York auto show this week....
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Gasoline-loving spiders cause Mazda6 recall for second time

3:15 pm U.S. ET | April 4, 2014
For the second time in three years, Mazda has issued a recall for Mazda6 sedans in North America because of a spider that likes the smell of gasoline and weaves a web that blocks a vent in the engine....
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Mazda will recall 88,000 vehicles globally for programming glitch

April 4, 2014 11:31 CET
Mazda will recall about 88,000 vehicles globally, the majority of which are in Europe, as it seeks to fix a programming glitch in Mazda3, Mazda6 and CX-5 models....
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Mazda3 a casualty of Civic-Corolla war

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 17, 2014
The Mazda3 has racked up accolades as the driving enthusiast's choice in the compact segment since the redesigned 2014 model went on sale last fall. But its sales numbers tell a different story....
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Japanese automakers march into Mexico, set up export base

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 10, 2014
When three-tiered car haulers packed with Mazda3s pulled out of the dusty rail yard in Mexico last month, they represented the latest volley in a south-of-the-border blitz by Japanese automakers....
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Rise of the Mexican auto industry

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 10, 2014
An animated map showing the rise of the Mexican auto industry....
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Mazda's challenges in crucial Mexico plant ramp-up

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 10, 2014
Some of the biggest challenges for Mazda Motor Corp.'s first factory in Mexico came from the smallest details. Consider the tiny metal brackets used to secure wire harnesses....
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Forecasts add a dab of caution

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 10, 2014
Here's a sure sign that executives feel a lot less giddy about prospects for new-vehicle sales than they did a year ago....
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Mazda's O'Sullivan on new Mexico plant

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 7, 2014
Mazda's Jim O'Sullivan says the automaker's new small-car assembly plant in Salamanca, Mexico, 'makes good business sense' as Mazda expands its global manufacturing footprint. The factory, which currently builds the Mazda3, will export vehicles to regions as far away as Europe. O'Sullivan spoke to Automotive News reporter Ryan Beene during the plant's official opening on Feb. 27, 2014....
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Mazda snaps up engineers in latest sign of rebound

1:44 pm U.S. ET | March 7, 2014
Mazda is embarking on a hiring binge in Japan, the latest sign that the former money-losing carmaker is bouncing back. The surge in new recruits will come in engineering as Mazda doubles down on future product....
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Toyota's new subcompact will use Mazda's Skyactiv engine

11:08 am U.S. ET | March 6, 2014
Toyota will add Mazda’s fuel-efficient Skyactiv engine to its tiny stable of borrowed powerplants when it sources a new Mazda2-based subcompact from Mazda’s just-opened assembly plant here. The car will get Toyota-designed sheet metal on the outside but Mazda’s high-compression, fuel-injected Skyactiv gasoline engine under the hood....
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RYAN BEENE

Mazda concept signals a more polished Mazda2 on horizon

4:09 pm U.S. ET | March 5, 2014
The subcompact Hazumi concept car Mazda showcased at the Geneva Motor Show is a near-spitting image of how the next-generation Mazda2 is expected to look on the road....
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Fiat doesn't need to give new Mazda roadster to Alfa, Marchionne says

March 4, 2014 20:03 CET
Fiat doesn't necessarily need to build the roadster announced with Mazda early last year with an Alfa Romeo badge, Fiat Chrysler Automobile CEO Sergio Marchionne said....
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Alfa unlikely to get Mazda-made roadster, sources say

March 3, 2014 06:01 CET
Fiat or its Abarth performance subbrand are likely to get a roadster from Mazda instead of Alfa Romeo, sources say. Fiat and Mazda product planners plan to meet soon to discuss the potential badge change for the MX-5-based two-seat car....
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Mazda is likely to fall short of sales target

4:17 pm U.S. ET | March 3, 2014
Mazda is likely to fall short of its U.S. sales target for the fiscal year ending March 31 after posting its fourth-straight decline in monthly volume in February....
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HANS GREIMEL

In Mexico, drug lords throw just-in-time Japanese off schedule

6:44 pm U.S. ET | Feb. 28, 2014
The inauguration of Mazda's assembly plant in Mexico last week started nearly an hour-and-a-half late. And there was a lot of irony when the ceremony finally got underway....
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