Derek Jenkins, former Chief of Design for Volkswagen North America, has been appointed Design Director by Mazda North American Operations. He will develop advanced ideas for the company's future models.
Ikuo Maeda has been appointed new Mazda Design Chief, effective 1 April 2009. He replaces Laurens van den Acker, who has left the company to pursue other interests. Maeda will be responsible for the design of all Mazda global products.
A set of design sketches and the official information on the Mazda 3 Sedan, the 2010 global model unveiled at the 2008 Los Angeles Auto Show.
Designed by Mazda Research and Development North America, Kaan is a single seater electric race car with an electronic tire system and a design inspired by electric fields and natural textures.
Mazda has released the first images of the all-new Mazda3 sedan, that will debut at the Los Angeles Auto Show in November and will replace the current model first introduced five years ago.
The Mazda Kiyora Concept combines an aerodynamic outer skin with sculptured body lines, a visible skeleton and a sophisticated interior which uses innovative materials. We report the official release that documents the design process of the car.
The official images and information on the Mazda Kiyora Concept, the small eco-friendly city car designed by Mazda Motor Europe. Among the features are the compact coupé look, a 1.3 liter direct-injection engine and a lightweight...
The first renderings of the Mazda Kiyora Concept, set to debut at the 2008 Paris Motor Show. It is a compact urban vehicle focused on environment-friendly features with water as the main design theme.
New information and images on the Kazamai Concept, the compact crossover unveiled by Mazda at the Moscow Motor Show, including a set of design sketches and photos from the design process.
The official sketches and design story of the 2009 Mazda6 model, the sedan developed for the US market, with a sporty and bold design inspired by Japanese spirit.
Mazda has unveiled the first images of the Kazamai Concept, a sporty concept car that gives indication about the brand's future design direction for a compact crossover.
Mazda has announced it will unveil a new SUV concept at the next Moscow Motor Show in August. The vehicle will be based on the Nagare design language and will develop the 'crosswinds' theme.
Mazda has released an official document which summarizes the brand's design philosophy and methods, illustrates its Nagare design language and gives information about the leading designers.
Mazda's official story of the Nagare Design language, with details about the interior design, colours and trim and the whole design process.
The offical information about Mazda's main leading designers Laurens van den Acker (General Manager), Peter Birtwhistle (Mazda Europe), Franz von Holzhausen (North America) and Atsuhiko Yamada (Japan).
Mazda has won the Grand Prix du Design at the 23rd Festival Automobile International in Paris. The award honours the creativity of the brand's design team, which led to the concept cars inspired by the Nagare design language.
The first image of the 3-door version of the Mazda2 model, that will be unveiled by Mazda at the Geneva Motor Show and will showcase a sportier look aimed at attracting new customers in the European market.
The Mazda Furai concept car in action at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. Includes comments by Franz von Holzhausen, Mazda’s North American director of design.