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Jun 24, 2021

On June 23, 2021, Mazda Motor Corporation announced it will implement adjustments to production in July due to difficulties procuring certain components that use semiconductors.
According to the announcement, Mazda's Hofu Plant No.1 located in Yamaguchi Prefecture in Japan will suspend production for 10 days from July 5 to 9 and July 12 to 16. The plant is producing Mazda2, Mazda3, and CX-3.
(Mazda press release on June 23, 2021)

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Jan 12, 2021

On January 11, 2021, Mazda Sales Thailand announced sales of 39,266 units achieved in 2020 with market share of around 5%. Mazda Thailand’s sales in 2020 decreased approximately 32% from 58,129 units recorded in 2019. Of its total sales in 2020, Mazda2 contributed the highest with sales of 21,789 units (down 48%), followed by sales of Mazda CX-30 with 5,725 units and Mazda3’s sales of 3,041 units (down 36%). Mazda also revealed that sales of CX-8 recorded impressive growth of 187% in 2020 to reach 2,139 units.
According to the firm, its yearly target of 50,000 units, set at the beginning of 2020 was cut in mid-2020 to 45,000 units due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Though the yearly target was not achieved, sales in the month of December alone hit the highest monthly figure in 2020 with 5,253 units, driven mainly by the new Mazda2 with sales of 3,084 units, followed by 936 units of the all-new Mazda CX-30, the latter witnessed its highest monthly sales since launch.
For 2021, Mazda estimated Thailand automotive market to record total sales of 840,000 units, which is close to around 790,000 units recorded in 2020. Yet, the coronavirus’s new wave and its impacts on Thailand’s business climate are required to be monitored still.
For Mazda Sales Thailand itself, sales of 50,000 vehicles are targeted in 2021 with market share of around 6%. The firm intends to introduce new models from every segment to boost the market, starting with the Mazda BT-50 pickup, while at the same time, promoting Mazda’s vision of “Sustainable Zoom-Zoom 2030”.
(From Mazda Sales Thailand press release on January 11, 2021)

Dec 15, 2020

Reported on December 13, 2020, Mazda Sales Thailand announced sales growth YoY for the second consecutive month in November 2020 with 4,034 units, the highest figure in 10 months, a 5% increased YoY.
Of total Mazda vehicles sold in November 2020, new Mazda2 contributed 2,528 units, followed by the all-new Mazda CX-30 with 544 units and all-new Mazda CX-8 with 305 units. Meanwhile, sales of Mazda BT-50 PRO pickup contributed 278 units, all-new Mazda3 reached 218 units, and new Mazda CX-3 2021 Collection contributed 56 units.
At the 12-day 37th Thailand Motor Expo ended on December 13, 2020, Mazda recorded total bookings of 4,018 units, ranked in the top 3 best-selling carmakers at the event, of which new Mazda2 contributed over 1,500 units. Mazda proudly announced that its models in CX-Series recorded total 2,019 bookings at the event, of which all-new Mazda CX-30 recorded 967 bookings, followed by 587 units of new Mazda CX-3 2021 Collection, and all-new Mazda CX-8’s 269 units.
(From Mazda Sales Thailand press release on December 9 and December 13, 2020)

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