Mazda is a Japanese multinational automaker based in Hiroshima, Japan. It was established under the name of Toyo Cork Kogyo in 1920. In 1931, it launched the Mazda-go. It was the first vehicle of the automaker. As mentioned on its current website, its name was inspired by the first god of the earliest civilization of West Asia which is known as "Ahura Mazda". Key members of the corporation regarded the name as a symbol of the beginning of the East and the West civilization. It is also a perfect way to pay respect to the substantial founder. His family name is pronounced very close to Mazda.
In 1932, Mazda started exporting its three-wheeled trucks to China. The first passenger car Mazda produced was the R360 Coupe in 1960. It was a two-door and four-seater coupe. At that time, many workers in Japan had a dream of owning a car. It made their dream come true. The vehicle was popular with car buyers for its reasonable price, excellent horsepower, and advanced auto parts. 4,090 units were bought in December 1960 alone. The Mazda Carol was followed in 1962. It also had been highly regarded for its dependability, durability, and high-performing auto parts.