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Made in Japan: Mazda celebrates milestone

Mazda production line in Japan

Mazda has made its 50 millionth vehicle in Japan – 86 years and seven months after it produced its first three-wheeled truck. A commemorative ceremony was held at Mazda Hofu Plant in Yamaguchi, where vehicle manufacture started in 1982. Mazda began its journey as an auto maker in 1931 when …

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Freeze! Mazda tames the world’s deepest lake

Mazda CX-5 Epic Drive on Lake Baikal

Mazda has teamed up with BAFTA nominated director Ed Bazalgette to create short film about the deepest lake in the world. Located in eastern Siberia, Lake Baikal is the world’s oldest, deepest and biggest lake and is famed for its unique and complex ecosystem. More than 400 miles long, up …

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Mazda celebrates the Cosmo’s 50th birthday

Mazda celebrates the Cosmo Sport's 50th birthday

Back in 1967, the sleek and stylish Cosmo Sport was the world’s first car powered by a twin-rotor engine. Known outside Japan as the 110S, it was also Mazda’s first sports car, supplying the DNA that has gone into legendary models like the Mazda RX-7 and Mazda MX-5. Although only …

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Mazda MX-5 review

Mazda MX-5

Why the latest version of the Mazda MX-5 is likely to remain the world’s favourite roadster for many years to come. I have to admit, I was a little sceptical when I first saw the fourth generation Mazda MX-5. Had it lost some of its cheeky charm? Was it a …

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Mazda CX-5 review

Mazda CX-5

How does the Mazda CX-5 shape up in the hotly-contested mid-size SUV sector? Well, to cut a long story short – very well. And it has to be good because it’s up against everything from the Honda CR-V and Ford Kuga, to the Volvo XC60 and Nissan Qashqai. Like the …

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Mazda6 – review

Mazda6

It’s a busy year for Mazda, what with the launch of the new MX-5, Mazda2 supermini and CX-3 crossover. However, the rest of the range isn’t being ignored, and first up is the big Mazda6 which has received a mid-life makeover. Already a very good family car/executive express – now it’s …

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Mazda3 2.0 Sport Nav – review

Mazda3 2.0 Sport Nav - review

Why the Mazda3 should be on your shortlist for a new family hatchback… Before I start I’m going to lay my cards on the table – I like car manufacturers that dare to be different, which means the Mazda3 has a head start in my eyes. None of its rivals …

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Meet Mazda’s ‘baby’ SUV

Mazda CX-3

New Mazda CX-3 unveiled at Los Angeles Auto Show – and all set to battle the Nissan Juke. The CX-3 is Mazda’s first crossover SUV, will go on sale in Japan in Spring 2015 and will be offered in FWD and 4WD. It will feature Mazda’s latest i-ACTIVSENSE active safety …

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Most popular cars to drive on track days

Ariel Atom

Today many motor racing circuits organise track days when drivers can drive their own cars on the racing track or hire a car from the organisers to drive on the track. These can be very exciting experiences, and in 2014 for the very first time Silverstone is making the full …

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It’s All About Family Cars

Most adults remember those carefree casual pre-parental days when you could drop the folding roof, engage sport mode and take off on a random driving adventure. Then, one day, a happy announcement is made and the responsibilities start to pile up. Time to think family. Now, the family unit can …

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