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Mazda Motor Corporation (Matsuda Kabushiki-gaisha), commonly referred to just as Mazda, is a Japanese automaker (Japan auto) based in Fuchū, Aki District, Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan.
In 2007, Mazda produced almost 1.3 million vehicles for global sales, the majority of which (nearly 1 million) were produced in the company’s Japanese plants, with the remainder coming from a variety of other plants worldwide. In 2011, Mazda was the fifteenth biggest automaker by production worldwide.
Mazda’s company website states that its name is derived from Ahura Mazda, the god of light, intelligence, and wisdom from the first civilization in West Asia, Persia. Ahura Mazda (Persian: اهورا مزدا-Sanskrit: असुर मेधा [Asura-Medhā]), is the name of God to Zoroastrians. The company website also notes that the name also derives from the name of the company’s founder, Jujiro Matsuda.