2 millionth Mazda6 comes off the production line

2011 Mazda6

Mazda announced yesterday that its global production volume for the Mazda6 reached two million units at the end of August 2010.

“The Mazda6 reached this milestone in the eight years and six months since production of the first generation Mazda6 commenced in February 2002 at Mazda’s Hofu Plant No. 2 in Yamaguchi prefecture,” Mazda said in a statement. “This achievement marks the second fastest time ““ after the Mazda3 ““ to produce two million units of one model since Mazda launched its new generation Zoom-Zoom product lineup in 2002.”

The Mazda6 is currently produced at Mazda’s Hofu Plant No. 2 in Japan, at AutoAlliance International Inc. (AAI) in Michigan, USA, and at the FAW Car Co., Ltd. plant in Changchun, Jilin province, China. The model’s global production volume during the during the first eight months of 2010 was steady at approximately 164,000 units, a 50 percent increase over same period the previous year.

So congrats to Mazda and the Mazda6.

– By: Omar Rana