Mazda has been an integral player in the auto industry globally in the last decades; however, its history reaches back much further. It all started in 1920 with Mazda being founded as the Toyo Cork Kogyo Co., Ltd., which was started in Japan. As of 2013, the company had become an international success, with 2013 sales in Canada alone at a total of 71,859.
This infographic from Budds’ Mazda traces the origin of Mazda’s history and the technological advancements that it has brought to its vehicles and to the industry as a whole through the years. These technologies include the Skyactiv technology, a blanket term for Mazda’s new-generation developments, and its renowned, award-winning safety features that enhance driver safety through hazard perception and hazard avoidance tools.