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...reached Monday, the two companies said.Toyota Motor Corp. is the world's leader in hybrids. The deal will supply Mazda Motor Corp. with the key components of its hybrid system used in the top-selling Prius, the companies said.That would allow...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2010-04-01/auto-notes
Autos | Life
Mazda ending its rotary engine

...sales and the high costs of meeting modern emissions standards have made rotary engines uneconomical to produce.Mazda Motor Corp. said Oct. 7 that the latest edition of the Mazda RX-8 will go on sale Nov. 24, targeting sales of 1,000 vehicles...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2011-10-13/mazda-ending-its-rotary-engin
Ford lays off 900 workers at Mustang plant

...one in July at the AutoAlliance International plant in Flat Rock, Mich. The plant, which is jointly owned with Mazda Motor Corp., also makes the Mazda6 midsize sedan.The plant employs nearly 2,300 people. Most of the layoffs will be hourly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2010-02-19/ford-lays-900-workers-mustang
Autos
Auto-parts plant fire hampers production

...something interrupts the flow of parts in an intricate supply chain.So far, the fire has forced General Motors Co. and Mazda Motor Corp. to stop making cars at some factories. The damaged Magna plant also makes parts for Ford Motor Co., Nissan Motor...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2011-03-04/auto-parts-plant-fire-hamp
Business
Oil prices push eco-friendly cars in limelight at auto show

...including a vehicle that switches back and forth between an electric motor and a hydrogen-powered engine from Mazda Motor Corp. and a fuel cell small car from Suzuki Motor Corp. Auto officials say it's urgent to develop cars that run on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/10/20/liv_13784.shtml
Life & style
Toyota outsells Ford to become world's No. 2 automaker

...sold by affiliates in which an automaker holds a stake of less than 50 percent, Matsumoto said. Adding sales by Mazda Motor Corp. - which is 33 percent owned by Ford - to the total of the Dearborn, Mich.-based automaker would make it larger...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/24/bus_402112.shtml
Business
19 cars, SUVs receive awards

...received four awards, followed by two each for Honda Motor Co. and General Motors Co. Toyota Motor Corp., BMW AG, Mazda Motor Corp. and Mitsubishi Motors Corp. were shut out in the annual review. The vehicles are selected for best protecting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/11/20/liv_556391.shtml
Life & style
Car show presents something for everyone

...Fusion Hybrid, BMW 335d and Saturn Vue 2 Mode Hybrid. In other news from the auto show, which concludes Sunday: - Mazda Motor Corp. showed off a completely redesigned update of its Mazda3 sedan and later showed off photos of the upcoming hatchback...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/11/28/liv_501737.shtml
Life & style
Ford Edge to join crossover market

...which share the same Mazda6 car-based platform that's in the Edge. Ford Motor Co. owns a portion of Japan's Mazda Motor Corp. and the two companies sometimes share vehicle platforms to save money and time in new-vehicle development. The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/11/24/liv_105591.shtml
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...could make the it appear to latch when it isn't.Mazda recalls cars for power-steering issuesWASHINGTON --- Mazda Motor Corp. is recalling 215,000 Mazda3 and Mazda5 vehicles to fix problems with the power-steering system that could lead...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2010-08-17/business-news
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