Mazda Make Overview
2017 Miata RF Battery Issue
I have had an ongoing problem with my 2017 MX-5 RF. whereby it loses its charge after only a week or two (max) of non use. This is my 4th Miata (having owned one of each previous generation) and never...
Engine Stalls When Clutch Is Engaged
I have a 2001 Mazda 626. On my way to work I noticed my engine is stalling when the clutch is engaged. It happened twice in third gear but seems to operate fine in the lower first and second gears...
Paint Looks Rusted
My white 2015 CX5 looks rusty on the doors behind the wheel wells in a splash type pattern as well as up the hatchback. Why is this happening ??
AT WARNING LIGHT
please explain whats the AT warning light about
Mazda RX 7 No Power To Ignition Coils
1987 Mazda RX 7 i am not getting power to the ignition coils i have checked the main relay and that's working OK what should i check next
Older Mazda Models
|Mazda 323||Mazda 626||Mazda 929|
|Mazda GLC||Mazda MAZDASPEED MX-5 Miata||Mazda MAZDASPEED Protege|
|Mazda MAZDASPEED6||Mazda MX-3||Mazda MX-6|
|Mazda Millenia||Mazda Navajo||Mazda Protege5|
|Mazda RX-3||Mazda RX-4||Mazda RX-7|
Ask just about any car aficionado to name the most memorable Mazda, and chances are they'll say the RX-7 sports car, an iconic vehicle that helped establish Mazda as a verifiable brand in the U.S. and could be considered the forerunner of the automaker's "zoom zoom" marketing campaign. But Mazda was around a long time before the RX-7 made its first appearance in 1978.
The origins of Mazda go all the way back to the 1920s, when the company that would eventually become Mazda, then called the Toyo Cork Kogyo Co., was founded in Hiroshima. Although it originally produced machine tools, the company soon began producing three-wheeled trucks and sedans. However, it wasn't until 1960 that the company produced its first four-wheeled vehicle, called the R360. Mazda soon moved aggressively into auto production, with the first Mazdas appearing in the U.S. in 1970.
During the 1970s, Mazda became known as the automaker that produced vehicles with the Wankel rotary engine, including the RX-2, the RX-3, and the RX-7. In 1979, Ford bought a 25 percent stake in the company, and Mazdas and Fords have been linked ever since. In fact, Mazda built early Ford Ranger pickup trucks, until Ford took over production of the trucks in the mid-1980s.
In later years, such Mazda vehicles as the 323, the 626, the Millennia, the Protege, and the Miata helped establish the Mazda brand. In addition, the automaker's popular "zoom zoom" marketing campaign helped distinguish the company from its competitors.