The car company known as the Mazda was launched in 1920 in the country of Japan. The original company name Toyo Cork Kogyo Co., Ltd. The automaker changed its name to Mazda in 1984, given the length of his original nickname was quite understandable and a wise decision. The initial business plan was to make the machines, tools and weapons, but switched to cars in early 1930.
The first vehicle, the manufacturer produced in 1960 was called the Mazda-Go, which was also written Mazdago. It ‘was actually more of a combination of a scooter and a car and the car. It had three wheels, one in front of the bike and the two behind the truck to transport. Another vehicle at the beginning was called R360. R360 was a car with four wheels, but it was very small. Step was less than seventy centimeters and the machine weighs only 838 pounds. It had two doors, four seats. In 1962, corresponding to the car was called the P360 and the second version had a couple of years later, that had to be replaced.
Then, the automaker has produced a pickup truck called B360. This vehicle has a 356 cc engine and suspension springs. Crossbow is the case with different coil, moves along a specific route. It’s a pretty simple device and a modeling of the archaic forms of action in the spring. Some estimates indicate that this device was first used in medieval times.
Further information on the history of Mazda are:
- Wankel engine: This is a rotary engine has been developed that company’s engineers during 1960. This engine was created by Felix Wankel who was an engineer from Germany. The inventor receives a patent for the device at the end of 1920, but continued.
Mazda used this device is a type of internal combustion with a swivel design and became the only automotive brand to use.
- Canada and the United States of America: In an effort to be a car manufacturer known worldwide, the company opened its doors in 1968 in Canada and the United States in 1970. A van has been developed for the American market called crop rotation.
- The oil crisis of 1973. In the year 1973, caused the oil crisis, the price of gasoline soar. Many motorists realized they had to tighten their budgets and their cars with a fuel efficiency. Although the Wankel engine is a very powerful and popular machine, he swallowed a little too much fuel and the driver begins to look for other opportunities.
- More economical models: To keep pace with time, the vehicles began to reflect the needs of consumers for fuel economy. Instead of giving high-performance engines entirely, motorists rather given the choice between the ability of Vroom and models sipping gas.
Mazda has maintained a viable automotive and successful as it has been given to innovation and the changing times. The design of vehicles with unique capabilities, such as the Wankel engine, the automaker made a name for himself. By changing the energy efficiency, which has survived and maintained the climate changes in the game.