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February 17, 2020  

Canadian Car of the Year and Utility Vehicle of the Year announced by AJAC

The Mazda3 was the top car. Jaguar’s I-Pace won back-to-back utility awards, the first battery electric vehicle to do so

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April 16, 2019  

Mazda recalls more than 200K cars in U.S., Canada due to failing wipers

Recall covers cars from the 2016 through 2018 model years.

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February 12, 2018  

Air bag danger: Ford, Mazda add pickups to do not drive list

Test results show the trucks had inflators that ruptured or recorded high internal pressure readings.

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January 10, 2018  

UPDATE: Confirmed, Alabama picked for new $1.6B Toyota Mazda plant

Will produce the Toyota Corolla compact car for North America and a new small SUV from Mazda.

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August 4, 2017  

Toyota, Mazda plan $1.6 billion US plant, to partner in EVs

The plant will have an annual production capacity of about 300,000 vehicles; it’s due to begin operations by 2021.

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May 19, 2017  

Toyota, 3 other automakers settle Takata air bags suit

Settlement compensates owners for things like lost wages or child care while they were taking their vehicle in for the recall repair.

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May 13, 2015  

Toyota, Mazda partner on technologies

Japanese automakers will focus on green, safety, products.

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December 8, 2014  

Japan says recall system overhaul needed for global auto woes

Global problems highlighted by Takata air bag debacle, top safety official says.

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October 9, 2014  

New vehicle mileage hits record, but pace of improvement is slowing

EPA says fuel economy last year rose 0.21 km/l over the 2012 model year.

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July 3, 2014  

Chrysler, Ford report increase in June sales

The month was a generally positive one for most Canadian automakers.

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June 19, 2014  

2014 car brand quality survey rankings from J.D. Power and Associates

Porsche, Jaguar and Lexus top this year’s list.

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March 21, 2014  

Auto sector will help Canadian economy less than in US, Mexico in Q2

Scotiabank says Canadian auto sector will only add 0.2 percentage points to overall growth, compared to 0.7 in the US.

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October 2, 2013  

Most automakers report increased sales in September

Analysts suggest if sales continue at their current pace, 2013 will be a record year for auto sales, topping 1.7 million units.

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August 30, 2013  

Ford to manufacture Fusion sedan in US for the first time

Mexico plant wasn’t keeping up with demand for mid-size vehicle

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August 8, 2013  

Mazda adds engine machining factory to Mexican plant

Factory will produce up to 230,000 SKYACTIV engines once operations begin in October 2014.

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July 5, 2013  

Mazda starts construction on $272M Thai transmission plant

Plant is expected to employ more than 500 people when it goes online in early 2016

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January 18, 2013  

Fiat, Mazda to design roadster based on iconic MX 5

Cars will be based on the same platform, but will feature different styling and engines.

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January 4, 2013  

Mazda boosts capacity at new Mexican plant

Japanese automaker will produce up to 230,000 vehicles annually by 2016 at Salamanca City facility.

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November 9, 2012  

Mazda to produce Toyota-brand subcompact in Mexico

Japanese automakers team-up to 50,000 units based on Mazda2.

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September 11, 2012  

Ford adds 1,200 jobs at Detroit plant

The automaker is investing $555 million in new equipment at the facility, where it will build its Ford Fusion sedan.

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August 27, 2012  

Ford breaks ground on new plant in Chongqing

Ford Motor Co. is building a sixth plant in China as part of an effort to increase its sales in the world’s largest auto market.

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August 2, 2012  

Canadian auto sales up 4.7% in July

Automakers boost incentives, Japanese brands rally.

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July 31, 2012  

Honda recovers from disasters: $1.7B quarterly profit

More vehicles sold in key regions except Europe.

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May 23, 2012  

Fiat, Mazda buddy up for new roadster

Automakers will develop and manufacture vehicle, but use separate engines and styling.

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October 7, 2011  

Mazda halts rotary engine production

Rotary engine still the only Japanese car to win the Le Mans endurance race

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June 30, 2011  

Electric cars not in the cards for Mazda

Gas engines will power almost all of the world’s cars Mazda says

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June 3, 2011  

New Ford engine goes small

Michigan automaker will introduce one-litre, three-cylinder engine by 2013