Mazda's New-Generation Models Exceed 3 Million Production Milestone
Global production of new-generation Mazda vehicles has exceeded three million units
Four years after the first CX-5 crossover rolled off the assembly line, Mazda has announced that global production of new-generation of vehicles featuring SkyActiv Technology and KODO-Soul of Motion design has exceeded three million units.
More specifically, Mazda has built almost 3,050,000 units as of the end of November 2015, approximately four years after production of the Mazda CX-5 started at Hiroshima Plant in November 2011.
Besides the CX-5, Mazda's new-generation lineup includes the third-generation Mazda6 (known as Atenza in Japan), third-generation Mazda3 (Axela), fourth-generation Mazda2 (Demio), Mazda CX-3 and Mazda MX-5 (Roadster). The automaker builds these models in Hiroshima and Hofu in Japan, Thailand, China and Mexico. Some vehicles are also assembled in Russia, Vietnam and Malaysia.
Every car from Mazda's new-generation lineup features SkyActiv Technology, which includes completely redesigned engines, transmissions, vehicle bodies and chassis. According to the automaker, these components "dramatically enhance the fundamental performance of the vehicle."
Another common trait of these models is the KODO-Soul of Motion design language inspired by the strength and beauty of animals in motion. Mazda's new-generation models also feature i-ACTIVSENSE advanced safety technologies that help the driver recognize hazards, avoid collisions and reduce the severity of accidents they cannot avoid. The Mazda Connect new-generation infotainment system is another common feature of these vehicles.
Mazda unveiled the seventh model of its new-generation lineup, the all-new CX-9 three-row crossover, at the Los Angeles Auto Show in November 2015.