Mazda

Mazda is the little carmaker that could, being the underdog in the North American market that has recently been bringing an A-game to the field and creating new gold standards for automotive in several segments. Partnerships and collaborations with others have also changed the underpinnings of many of the vehicles we're driving today, most notably with Ford and the EcoBoost engine series.

Mazda MX-5 GT takes on heavyweight racers in Britcar endurance race series

The Mazda MX-5--commonly known in the U.S. as the Mazda Miata--will be playing giant killer as it takes on heavyweight names in racing including Aston Martin, Porsche, Lotus and BMW in the 2011 Britcar MSA British Endurance Championship. A specially-prepared lightweight MX-5 GT will compete in the "endurance" class, which allows heavily modified production car as opposed to the production class, which allows mods mostly related to safety.

Auto prices to go up as Japanese earthquake, Libyan conflict impact market

Japanese auto production has fallen to only 35 percent of their former output as a result of the Tohuko earthquake and tsunami, according to IHS Automotive Insight. Still the situation in Libya has an impact as well. "It's volatility that really drives people to smaller cars," said Aaron Bragman, an analyst for the auto authority.

Nissan resumes production after earthquake - Toyota, Mazda, Suzuki and Honda to follow

Since the earthquake hit Japan on March 11th, the country has been battling strong after-shocks, a tsunami and nuclear power risks forcing Japanese automakers to cease production but starting today, Japan’s largest car companies attempt to get back into the swing of things.

Mazda Celebrates Rich Racing Heritage of Jaguar

File this under unusual things you will rarely see in a press release – Mazda celebrates Jaguar’s rich racing heritage. Granted, the two used to be part of the big happy Ford family but it’s still strange to see one company wax enthusiastic about another without a punch line at the end but it makes sense when you factor in Laguna Seca.

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