A Mazda is definitely not your average car. After all the innovations and developments that the car company has undergone, it surely aims to please the auto owners by providing excellent machinery and performance. Founded in the 1920s, the concept of Mazda came from the great mind of Jujiro Matsuda in Hiroshima Japan and since then, the company continues to manufacture outstanding automobiles until today. Mazda is certainly the epitome of what every Japanese carmakers wish to sell to customers.
In the 1930s, Mazda first introduced the three-wheel truck. This is probably one of the highlights of the company: selling an automobile that was unique and unexpected. With just a motorcycle in front, and truck bed with two wheels tailing behind, it has become the inspiration of other companies to make and innovate similar cars. It then later inspired the four-wheel trucks of Mazda. To become more family oriented the Mazda Carol 600, the first 4-door passenger automobile, was introduced.
Mazda's Name Remembered
The first front-wheel drive was first sold in the United States and the Mazda GLC was then named the
1980-1981 Japanese Car of the Year. The 626 was introduced and gained numerous international awards including the
Car of the Year from Wheels Magazine and
1983 Import Car of the Year from Motor Trend. The company released its first convertible, the RX-7, in the United States. In 1987, it began to produce at a new US factory. In 1992, Mazda Global Environment Charter was adopted as it developed the world's first repeatedly recyclable plastic composite. In 1997, the Automobile Magazine awarded the Mazda MX-5 Miata
All Stars for the seventh time.
Zoom, Zoom, Zoom into the Future
During the 2000s, Mazda has taken its cars to the next level by manufacturing its first SUV. The MAZDA6 even received domestic and international awards back in 2002. Up until now, Mazda still continues to manufacture other modell series, which have become renowned and loved by every car owner.