Mazda to Increase Mazda CX-5 Production Capacity

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Ujina Plant No. 1 will also furnish CX-5 from Mar 2013


HIROSHIMA, Japan (July 3, 2012) – Mazda Motor Corporation currently announced it will boost prolongation ability of a new crossover SUV, Mazda CX-5, from 200,000 units1 to 240,000 units per year. This will be achieved by expanding prolongation from Ujina Plant No.2 to also embody Ujina Plant No.1. Upgrades to a public line are formed on Mazda’s prolongation complement creation called Monotsukuri Innovation2 and will capacitate prolongation of new era SKYACTIV products during Ujina Plant No.1 progressing than anticipated. The pierce is done in response to augmenting direct for a CX-5 in countries all over a world.

The CX-5 is a initial indication to entirely incorporate SKYACTIV TECHNOLOGY.3 It has gained a repute for charity both glorious fuel economy and an refreshing pushing experience. Since sales began in February, Mazda has perceived orders distant leading initial estimations and upgraded a annual tellurian sales aim from 160,000 to 190,000 units for a mercantile year 2012.

As of Jul 1, CX-5 orders in Japan had reached approximately 24,000 units, some-more than doubling a annual domestic sales aim in usually 4 and a half months from a start of sales. The CX-5 is proof renouned in abroad markets as well. For example, in Russia, Mazda’s biggest marketplace in Europe, orders for a indication already surpass 10,000 units, sketch tighten to a annual sales aim of 12,000 units for that market.

Mazda’s deputy executive and authority of a board, boss and CEO, Takashi Yamanouchi said, “I am beholden for a high regard a CX-5 has been receiving from business all over a world. This prolongation ability boost for a CX-5 demonstrates that we are operative tough to broach a car to watchful business as early as we presumably can. It will also assistance settle a stretchable prolongation complement that enables us to furnish new-generation SKYACTIV products during Ujina Plant No. 1. we trust that it shows Mazda is creation solid swell in optimizing a vehicle prolongation processes.”





1          Mazda already announced that it would boost prolongation ability of a Mazda CX-5 from 160,000 units to 200,000 units in Aug 2012.

2          Monotsukuri Innovation is Mazda’s beginning directed during achieving economies of scale and a coherence to quickly respond to changes in marketplace trends. It involves several areas opposite a company, including development, prolongation and purchasing. It is a constructional remodel plan that essentially altered a approach Mazda creates cars and enabled a growth of SKYACTIV TECHNOLOGY.

3          An powerful tenure for Mazda’s new-generation technologies, including a SKYACTIV-G gasoline engine, SKYACTIV-D diesel engine, SKYACTIV-DRIVE involuntary transmission, a high-performance lightweight SKYACTIV-CHASSIS and a lightweight though rarely firm SKYACTIV-BODY



Mazda North American Operations is headquartered in Irvine, Calif. and oversees a sales, marketing, tools and patron use support of Mazda vehicles in a United States and Mexico by some-more than 700 dealers.  Operations in Mexico are managed by Mazda Motor de Mexico in Mexico City.

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