Takashi Yamanouchi

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.... Read More »

 

Mazda's Mexico plant 'most important' base, chairman says

12:30 pm U.S. ET | Feb. 27, 2014
Mazda Chairman Takashi Yamanouchi opened the company's new small-car assembly plant in Mexico today, calling it the company's “most important global strategic base”. The factory, which will ramp up to annual capacity of 230,000 vehicles, is a cornerstone of the structural reform plan “upon which the very future of company hinges,” Yamanouchi said in remarks prepared for the opening ceremony.... Read More »

 

Mazda targets record profits after big Q3 gain in net income

Feb. 5, 2014 10:18 CET
Mazda's net income more than doubled in the October-December quarter, as higher sales and a weaker yen put the company on the path to record profits.... Read More »

 

Mazda names production chief Kogai next CEO

May 9, 2013 06:01 CET
Mazda has appointed Masamichi Kogai its next CEO. The production and purchasing specialist replaces Takashi Yamanouchi, who led the carmaker to its first annual profit in five years. The promotion takes effect pending approval at the Japanese company's June 25 annual shareholders' meeting, Mazda said in a statement.... Read More »

 

Mazda names production chief Kogai next CEO

10:57 pm U.S. ET | May 8, 2013
Mazda has appointed Masamichi Kogai its next CEO. The production and purchasing specialist replaces Takashi Yamanouchi, who led the carmaker to its first annual profit in five years. The promotion takes effect pending approval at the Japanese company's June 25 annual shareholders' meeting, Mazda said in a May 9 statement.... Read More »

 

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