Mazda Motor Corporation established in 1920 is Japan’s fourth-largest automaker. Mazda makes cars, minivans, pickup trucks, and commercial vehicles. Models sold by Mazda around the globe. In 2015, Mazda produced 1.5 million vehicles for global sales, of which nearly one million were made in Japan and the rest in various other countries.

Mazda North American

Mazda North American Operations is headquartered in Irvine, California, and oversees the sales, marketing, parts and customer service support of Mazda vehicles in the United States, Canada, Mexico and Colombia through approximately 795 dealers. Operations in Canada are managed by Mazda Canada Inc. in Richmond Hill, Ontario; operations in Mexico are managed by Mazda Motor de Mexico in Mexico City; and operations in Colombia are managed by Mazda de Colombia in Bogota, Colombia.

Mazda North American Operations
Attn: Customer Experience Center
PO Box 19734
Irvine, CA 92623-9734

(800) 222-5500


Mazda Motor Corporation

Mazda Motor Corp. engages in the manufacture and sale of passenger cars and commercial vehicles in Japan, North America, Europe, China, and internationally. It operates through the following segments: Japan, North America, Europe, and Other Areas. Its products include four-wheeled vehicles, gasoline reciprocating engines, diesel engines, automatic and manual transmissions for vehicles, trucks, various engines, transmission parts, machine tools, and materials for casting. The company was founded on January 30, 1920 and is headquartered in Aki, Japan.

Mazda is traded on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.

Stock Details Code ISIN
Mazda Motor Corporation 7261 JP3868400007

Mazda Motor Corporation
3-1 Shinchi, Fuchu-cho, Aki-gun, Hiroshima 730-8670, Japan


About Mazda

The Origin and Meaning of “Mazda”

The Company’s name, “Mazda,” derives from Ahura Mazda, a god of the earliest civilizations in western Asia. The Company has interpreted Ahura Mazda, the god of wisdom, intelligence, and harmony, as a symbol of the origin of both Eastern and Western civilizations, and also as a symbol of automotive culture. It incorporates a desire to achieve world peace and the development of the automobile manufacturing industry. It also derives from the name of the Company’s founder, Jujiro Matsuda.

Mazda Brand Symbol

The brand symbol expresses Mazda’s dedication to continuous growth and improvement. It is a symbolic development of the Mazda “M”, and shows the Company stretching its wings as it soars into the future (Established in June 1997).

Mazda Corporate Mark

Mazda developed its corporate mark as a symbol for Mazda’s communications in 1975. It was later positioned as an easy-toread corporate mark, in line with the establishment of the brand symbol in 1997 (Established in January 1975).

Mazda Brand Slogan, “Zoom-Zoom” Mazda’s creativity and innovation continuously delivers fun and exhilarating driving experiences to customers who remember the emotion of motion first felt as a child (Announced in April 2002).

Mazda Headquarters in Fuchū, Japan


Mazda Motor Corporation established in 1920

In 2010, Ford Motor Company changed its stake in Mazda Motor Corporation to 3.5 percent from 11 percent. Ford plans to remain one of Mazda’s largest shareholders and remains committed to its strategic partnership with Mazda, which spans more than 30 years. Mazda is Japan’s fourth-largest automaker. Mazda makes cars, minivans, pickup trucks, and commercial vehicles. Models sold by Mazda in the US include sedans (Mazda 3, Mazda 6), minivans (MPV), sports cars (Miata, RX-8), and pickup trucks (B-Series). Mazda has added an SUV to its lineup with the introduction of the Tribute. Operating from two Japanese and 17 international manufacturing plants, Mazda sells some 330,000 vehicles annually in Japan, and more than 630,000 abroad.


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