Mazda, cars from Japan

Milohz 14-02-2018 Auto
In 1920, the founding place of the future Mazda. In the years ?? 30 production starts to get going, but the war throws a spanner in the works. Only in 1962, the first true Mazda on the market and will be nearly 25 years later when 20 million car ?? s the Mazda brand factories are rolled out. Also productive in the new century remain Mazda and brings several new models on the market.


In 1875 Jyuriro Matsuda is born. He is a skilled blacksmith, at a young age already a wealthy man and actually wants to go in 1916 retired. In 1920 he founded the company Toyo Cork Kogyo Co. in Hiroshima. This was a bedijf which produced cork, but lay still.
Mazda R360 coupe


  • In 1927 the company procudeerde machine tools and made the first motorcycle. The name of the company was renamed Toyo Kogyo Kaiska.
  • In the years ?? 30 the company reached its current product, namely the production of motor vehicles.
  • In 1931 comes a three-wheel truck on the market, the Mazda-GO, suitable for transport. It is a first cylinder four-stroke engine, and is seen as indestructible.
  • In 1934 appears for the first logo of Mazda. Meanwhile, the name is also registered as a trademark. Mazda comes from a Zoroastrian god Ahura Mazda, the god of light and knowledge. The name of the founder was echoed in the name.
  • In 1934, shortly after the logo appears the factories affected by war. Consequence: switch to producing war materiel.

Mazda5 family car of the year 2006

Mazda after the war

  • In 1960, the two-door Mazda R360 Coupe comes to market, a car that does not reach the limit of 400 kg weight. The car has a power output of 16 hp and is a huge success. It is a car with an independent suspension
  • In 1962, the four-door Mazda Carol 600 is introduced
  • In 1963, a milestone is reached, the 1.000.000e car runs out factory
  • 1967, the first car with a rotary engine, the Mazda Cosmo Sports come out, now this engine will continue to play a leading role in Mazda history. Also, a start is made with exporting to Europe
  • In 1970, exports to the US is a fact.
  • 1972, the total Mazda production is 5 million copies
  • 1974, in the Netherlands the 10,000th Mazda a new owner
  • In 1975, the Mazda name logo is presented
  • In 1977, there will be two new models in showrooms; Mazda Familia 323 and the Mazda Capella 626. The RX7, a sports car, is launched
  • 1979, a quarter of the shares is owned by Ford, a few years later, this percentage will be increased to 33.4%
  • In 1981, the establishment of Mazda Inc. and Mazda Motors Represntative Office takes place. Also in this year Mazda won the 24 Hours of Le Mans with the Mazda 787B.
  • 1984 Mazda renamed Mazda Motor Corporation, and that year exceeded the milestone of 10 million million geproceerde cars.
  • In 1985, the Mazda B series is launched
  • In 1986, there are 15 million Mazda ?? s and made more than a year later, is the total number of Mazda ?? s at 20 million
  • In 1987, the production is started in Michigan
  • 1989, at the Chicago Motor Show presents the Mazda MX 5. This is an open sports car, which by its elegant and compact appearance, quickly became the best-selling roadster. These cars are more than 800,000 copies verkcoht.
  • 1994, the first car manufacturer who obtains the ISO 9002 standard
  • 1996, ISO 9001 is the highest attainable standard and Mazda is the captain of the Japanese car brands
  • In 1997, the current logo will appear on the car ?? s

Mazda MX5

Mazda in the 21st century

  • Chosen in 2002 ?? Zoom Zoom ?? as a perfect articulation of the essence of Mazda. The Mazda6 comes on the market
  • In 2003, the RX-8 appears Maxda
  • In 2003 and 2004, the Mazda5 also come on the market.
  • In 2003 and 2004, the Renesis engine built into the Mazda RX8, voted twice as ?? Engine of the Year ??
  • In 2005 there will be a makeover of the Mazda MX 5 car in length, width and increases rowed. From 2006 the car will be available with an electric steel roof
  • In 2006, the Mazda5 is elected the family car of the year

Mazda CX7

Mazda in 2007

This year, the Mazda CX 7 to market, a car with a turbocharged engine with 244 hp combined with a six speed automatic transmission. Comes standard with front-wheel drive car, but this car is also available with Active Torque Split front wheel drive. Allows up to 50% of torque is electronically sent to the rear wheels.
The Mazda2 was presented at the Geneva Motor Show. A bold break from traditional trends. The car is lighter than its predecessor, and shorter. The car weighs 1000 kg and thereby significantly reduce fuel consumption by more than 10%. The most straightforward in this model is available for almost ?? 14.000, -
The Mazda is a top diesel, which allows the company to compete in the segment of high-speed compact diesels

Mazda in 2008

The Mazda6 is available in three versions, sedan, hatchback and station wagon. Apart of this model is that he, despite being bigger, it weighs less than its predecessor. From 0 to 100 km is only 8 seconds. A striking feature of this model are the stylized screens.
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