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Mazda is a Japanese brand car manufacturer based in Hiroshima. At the outset, Mazda started as the Toyo Cork Kogyo Co Ltd, established in Japan in 1910. Mazda official name is accepted by the company in 1984, though every automobile sold from the beginning has been offered by that name. Mazda R360 was produced in 1960, followed by the new Mazda engines in 1962. In the early '60s, Mazda involved into development of Wankel rotary engine.
Since 1967, starting with the Cosmo Sport and ending RX-8 produced nowadays, the brand Mazda remains of the only manufacturers of rotary engine. Cars with rotary engines are quickly becoming popular because of its combination of good power and light weight compared to piston engines V6 and V8, which achieve the same power. In 1960, Ford Motor Company is a corporate investor Mazda. In 1968, Mazda, was officially launched in Canada under the name Mazda Canada.
In 1970, the brand first entered the U.S. market with such success that creates Mazda Rotary Pickup, sold only in the United States. In 1979, Ford Motor Company started with a seven percent interest in Mazda. In early 1993, the company released Amati luxury brand to appear as a serious competitor brands Acura, Infiniti and Lexus in North America. Amati brand eventually was stopped before it hit the market. In Europe, the Xedos name was also connected with the Mazda Xedos 6, the two models were in manufactured from 1992 to 1997.
Xedos line was marketed under the brand Mazda, and used the emblem of the brand by the year that was changed seven times since the beginning until now. In sports car racing, Mazda has achieved success as an engine type Wankel and with models of their piston engines. In 2007, Mazda produced almost 1.3 million vehicles worldwide. The majority of about one million vehicles are produced by plants in Japan.