The Nissan Z car, a 400-hp, twin-turbo symbol of the struggling Japanese automaker's revival, is the latest product launch to be derailed by global supply chain woes.
While GM and Hyundai reel from EV recalls, the Japanese automaker is pitching the safety and reliability of its own batteries as it joins the global EV battle with the bZ4X crossover.
A product blitz starting this year will transform Mazda's global lineup. It's going with larger and electrified vehicles that it bets will boost U.S. sales to record levels in just four years.
The automaker is making up for lost time in its newest EV spending plan. But it's still playing it safe on its long-range outlook.