In advance of the Insurance Times Disruption Conference, I've commented on Innovation in this weeks Insurance Times magazine , 26th March 2015 Edition. I have included below my article.
One of the stars of this September's 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show could turn out to be a concept previewing an all-new Mazdaspeed 3 hot hatch to rival the Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] Focus RS, Honda Civic Type R and Volkswagen Golf R-yes, after a few lean years, hot hatch buyers are suddenly going to be spoiled for choice. The upcoming concept is said to preview a production model whose arrival will coincide with a mid-cycle update for the Mazda 3 range in the 2017 model year.
The 2016 Mazda6 has been named one of "Ward's 10 Best Interiors," taking honors among a competitive set of 42 all-new interiors that includes cars, trucks, SUVs and crossovers at all price points. In addition to its fresh interior design, the 2016 Mazda6 also has re-engineered front and rear seats for greater comfort and improved sound deadening.
April 26, 2015: In this episode of Fireball Tim's new VLOG series, Fireball heads inside Mazda's Top Secret Design Center, thanks to Chief Designer DEREK JENKINS... then has pizza. Yea! History of Mazda Mazda began as the Toyo Cork Kogyo Co., Ltd, founded in Hiroshima, Japan in 1920.
IT MIGHT not grab the headlines, but the medium-sized family car segment is still massively important to motor manufacturers, accounting for one-in-three cars sold in Europe. But with so many good cars packing the mid-range a new model has to be truly exceptional to stand out from the pack.
Although it's been 18 years since its unveiling, the Honda CR-V remains an extremely popular five-passenger, compact crossover sport utility vehicle. When it debuted in 1997, the CR-V was a trail blazer, a car-based sport utility vehicle that people instantly loved.
The humble Mazda3 gets a 10 in the category ofa Dance-putting it in some pretty expensive, Hollywood star-studded company. To tell you the truth, I honestly expected the Mazda3 to be a good, compact, five-door hatchback.
Just days after revealing full pricing and specs for each trim level of the 2016 MX-5 Miata , Mazda is spilling the beans on the roadster's fuel economy . As it turns out, the numbers show an impressive boost over the previous generation.
If you've used the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's website to check whether your car needs work related to the Takata airbag recalls, you may want to check again. In the wake of a Cars.com NHTSA updates recall website after Cars.com probe If you've used the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's website to check whether your car needs work related to the Takata airbag recalls, you may want to check again.
The 2015 Jeep Renegade Trailhawk is a diminutive 4-by-4 with off-road capabilities that live up to its name. The 2015 Jeep Renegade Trailhawk is a diminutive 4-by-4 with off-road capabilities that live up to its name.
Some market sectors have a certain issue: no public, consumer-facing persona. Or if they have one, it's about as warm and cuddly as Zardoz.
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Japan's Mazda Motor Corp on Friday forecast a modest 3.5 percent rise in operating profit in the year ahead, as losses from the yen's strength against the euro, Australian dollar and Thai baht take the shine off higher vehicle sales. For the year though March 2016, Mazda said it expected an operating profit of 210 billion yen , based on a dollar rate of 120 yen and a euro rate of 130 yen.
While drivers might be more concerned with achieving maximum smiles per gallon, the 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata will also manage plenty of miles per gallon. The EPA announced today that the new Miata will return 27/34/30 mpg with a 6-speed manual transmission, and 27/36/30 mpg with the optional 6-speed automatic.
Official EPA numbers are out, and the fourth-generation Mazda Miata sees a 20-percent increase in fuel economy from the previous model year. Now, it manages to deliver 30 mpg combined city and highway driving.