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    Official: Mazda builds 4-millionth Mazda3
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    To say that the Mazda3 is a vital product for Mazda would be one heck of an understatement. In fact, the model line accounts for about 30 per cent of the manufacturer's sales. Fortunately for Mazda, they're selling well. These days, the Japanese automaker is building the Mazda3 (known domestically as the Axela) in Japan, China, Thailand and, as of last ...

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    Official: Consumer Reports digs Mazda3, disses Jeep Cherokee
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    Consumer Reports has just rendered its verdict on two of the more important cars to launch this year - the Mazda3 and the Jeep Cherokee. Considering the value a "Recommended" rating carries with the public and the viciously competitive markets these two cars compete in, Consumer Reports' view could have some impact on their initial success. For Mazda, ...

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    Official: Candidates short-listed for 2014 European Car of the Year [w/poll]
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    Every year, an array of European car magazines get together to name their Car of the Year. The jury is made up of editors from Italy's Auto magazine, UK's Autocar, Spain's Autopista, Holland's Autovisie, France's L'Automobile, Germany's Stern and Sweden's Vi Bilägare. Together they identify 30 candidates for the award, then whittle it down to seven ...

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    Official: 2014 North American Car and Truck/Utility of the Year finalists announced [w/poll]
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    The 2014 North American International Auto Show is right around the corner, which means it's high time we find out which cars and trucks have become finalists for the prestigious North American Car and Truck/Utility of the Year awards. The finalists – three in cars and three in three trucks/utilities – are dominated by American brands, with ...

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    Sema: Mazda doubles down with a pair of Threes
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    Looking to appeal to the compact tuner crowd, Mazda brought two different flavours of its 2014 Mazda3 to the SEMA Show in Las Vegas this week. The Club Sport 3 Concept hatchback (above) has more of a racing vibe to it, while the Vector 3 Concept sedan (right) looks to inject a little extra fashion into the all-new Mazda3. Hotting up the 3, Mazda stuck ...

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    Video: Tow truck driver hilariously bad at righting a flipped Mazda
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    Can rolling your car in a crash get any worse? The correct answer is yes, as this poor soul found out when he accidentally rolled his Mazda3 onto its side. Calling a tow truck might be a logical, post-rollover move, but in this case, it kind of made the situation much worse. We don't want to give away just what happened, so you'll need to scroll down and ...

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    Official: Mazda surprises us with four SEMA previews
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    While the cars to look forward to at this year's SEMA show in Las Vegas are starting to stack up pretty high – Ford alone is bringing 57 vehicles – we hadn't gotten word about what Mazda was up to before now. A shadowy digital figure has reached out to the Autoblog staff, providing us with four tantalizing images of SEMA showcar renderings, ...

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    Official: Meet the most fuel efficient finalists for 2014 Green Car of the Year
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    The efficient list of fuel friendly finalists for the 2014 Green Car of the Year has been announced, and in a genuinely bizarre twist, there's only one hybrid and no electric vehicles among the five contestants, despite the arrival of cars like the BMW i3 and Tesla Model S. Taking the place of the EVs are a pair of diesels, repping a technology that last ...

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    First Drive: 2014 Mazda3 GT
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    The Mazda3 made it's debut to market 10 years ago. Since then, it's taken home countless awards, including Canada's Car of the Year in 2004. From 2005 to 2011, it's been a top 3 seller in Canada and for 2012 to 2013, continues to be the 4th best-selling car in Canada; these are pretty big shoes to fill for the long-awaited 2014 Mazda3. Now that the ...

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    Video: First 2014 Mazda3 ad appears
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    If we judge by your comments on our recent announcement post about the new Mazad3, you Autoblog Canada readers approve, pretty wholeheartedly, about the redesign efforts happening over at Mazda. Pressed for an opinion, we'd be forced to admit that we find the new 3 quite fetching our own selves. To add fuel to the fast-burning fire then, Mazda has gone ...