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MAZDA STARTS PRODUCTION AT NEW TRANSMISSION PLANT IN THAILAND

| 13/01/2015 | 0 Comments

Mass production of the SKYACTIV-Drive automatic transmission has begun at the newly established transmission plant, Mazda Powertrain Manufacturing (Thailand) Co., Ltd. (MPMT), located in the Chonburi prefecture of Thailand.

The automatic transmission produced at the plant is one of Mazda’s new-generation SKYACTIV Technologies that provide both driving pleasure and outstanding environmental and safety performance at the same time. Annual production capacity at MPMT is around 400,000 units and in combination with Hofu Plant in Japan, the new plant will raise Mazda’s annual production capacity to approximately 1,540,000 units globally.

Transmissions produced at MPMT will be supplied to global production facilities including Auto Alliance (Thailand) to be used in the all-new Mazda2 (Mazda Demio in Japan), all-new Mazda3 (Mazda Axela) and Mazda CX-5.

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