Mazda is Japanese Automobile manufacturing company having headquarters in Hiroshima, Japan. Mazda deals in automobiles, light trucks & engines. Till 2012 1,189, 283 units of Mazda product has been sold worldwide. Mazda Company is owned by Japan Trustee Service bank (6%), The Master Trust Bank of Japan (5.4%), Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (2.2%) and Ford Motor Company (2.1%). Seita kanai and Masamichi Kogai holds the position of Chairmen, President/CEO of same. Mazda Motor Corporation was founded in 1920.
In 2015, Mazda produced 1.5 million vehicles for global sales, the majority of which (nearly 1 million) were produced in the company's Japanese plants, with the remainder coming from a variety of other plants worldwide.
Mazda has manufactured approximately 1.3 million vehicles to sale worldwide, out of which nearby 1 million has been manufactured in company’s own plant in Japan. Mazda has been announced as 15th largest automaker as per worldwide production of automobiles. Mazda MX-5 has earned global recognition at World Car of the year 2016 Awards, Mazda MX -5 Miata was named in Driver’s best car 2016. Mazda 6 is awarded as Highest Ranked Vehicle appealing among midsize cars, by J D Power two years in a row. Mastria Mazda received Five Star Dealer Awards 2016 by Edmunds.com and there is a long list of awards received by Mazda Motor Corporation & its cars over the years.
Mazda has participated in motorsports and Mazda 787 B was the winner of 1991 24 Hours of Le Mans race. Globally Mazda Motor Corporation selling vehicles list is Mazda MX-5 (Light weight sports), Mazda 2 (Hatchback), Mazda 3 (Hatchback/Sedan), Mazda 5 (Multi-Activity Vehicle), Mazda 6 (Sedan/Wagon), Mazda CX-3 (Compact Crossover), Mazda CX-5 (Cross over SUV), Mazda CX-9 (7-Seat Cross over SUV) and Mazda BT-50 (Pick up truck).
Mazda has given sponsorship in several professional sports teams Sanfrecce Hiroshima (J. League), Hiroshima Toyo Carp (Nippon Professional Baseball), North Melbourne Football Club (Australian Football League), ACF Fiorentina (Italian football league – Series A), Nakhon Ratchasima (Thai football league – Yamaha League 1).