FAW Mazda

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Mazda

 

Type: a joint venture of FAW and Mazda
Established: 2005
Headquarters: Changchun, Jilin
Current/recent models: Mazda6 Atenza (2.0/2.5L)
Mazda6 Classical (2.0L)
Mazda6 Ruiyi (2.0/2.5L)
Mazda6 Ruiyi Sports (2.0/2.5L)
Mazda8 (2.5L)
Mazda CX-4 (2.0/2.5L)
Mazda CX-7 (2.3/2.5L)
Sales (units): 2011: 135,000
2012: 113,606
2013: 115,668
Official Web Site–Chinese: http://www.faw-mazda.com/
Official Web Site–English; None
Timeline:  
  • 2003: Mazda6 rolled off the production line at FAW Car’s plant in Changchun on January 21 and hit the market on April 12.
  • 2005: FAW Mazda Motor Sales Co., Ltd. was founded on March 1. FAW Car had a 56% stake in the joint venture, FAW Group 4%, Mazda 40%.
  • 2006: Mazda3 was released on March 8, Mazda6 Sport on May 31, Mazda Wagon on September 19.
  • 2007: The imported Mazda5 MPV was released on December 8.
  • 2009: Changchun-made second-gen Mazda6, called "Ruiyi" in China, hit the market in April. The imported Mazda CX-7 was released in November.
  • 2010: Mazda8 rolled off the production line on November 27 and went on sale on December 15.
  • 2013: China-made Mazda CX-7 was unveiled at the Shanghai motor show in April and to be released in the fourth quarter.
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