Through October 2015, Mazda was the 17th-best-selling brand in the United States, up one slot from its 2015 and 2014 final positions. Headquartered in Hiroshima, Japan, Mazda Motor Corporation has manufacturing facilities in 11 countries. Mazda North American Operations has been headquartered in Irvine, California since 1997, where the U.S. distributor, Mazda Motor of America, Inc., is also based. Masahiro Moro is President and CEO of MNAO, and Managing Executive Officer of MMA.
The corporate ethos includes this statement: “Cornerstone of Mazda’s car-making philosophy: We first define our ideal, then work tirelessly to achieve it. We never compromise. And we never stop challenging.”