Mazda boosts production of new, SA-bound CX-5


Mazda boosts production of new, SA-bound CX-5
  1. Mazda boosts production of new, SA-bound CX-5
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    The new Mazda CX-5 is scheduled to be launched in South Africa in the second quarter of this year, and the Japanese automaker has announced that it will soon increase production of the crossover in a bid to meet "growing demand" globally. From November 2017, the brand says it will produce the new, second-generation CX-5 at Hofu Plant in Yamaguchi prefecture as well as at Hiroshima Plant, where it is currently built, helping it "respond quickly and flexibly to growing demand for SUVs…
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The new Mazda CX-5 is scheduled to be launched in South Africa in the second quarter of this year, and the Japanese automaker has announced that it will soon increase production of the crossover in a bid to meet “growing demand” globally.

From November 2017, the brand says it will produce the new, second-generation CX-5 at Hofu Plant in Yamaguchi prefecture as well as at Hiroshima Plant, where it is currently built, helping it “respond quickly and flexibly to growing demand for SUVs globally”.

It’s a move that echoes Mazda’s strategy with the smaller CX-3, which it in December 2016 also started producing at the Hofu factory (again, in addition to units being built in Hiroshima).

“As with the CX-3, starting production of the CX-5 at Hofu …

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