Ανήμερα Χριστουγέννων επέλεξε η Mazda για να παρουσιάσει το LM55 Vision Gran Turismo, το δικό της Vision πρωτότυπο για το Gran Turismo 6. Το πρωτότυπο έχει σχεδιαστεί ως αφιέρωμα στο θρυλικό Mazda 787B που κέρδισε τον 24-ωρο αγώνα του Le Mans του 1991.
Ο σχεδιασμός του δανείζεται σημεία από τη KODO σχεδιαστική γλώσσα των μοντέλων παραγωγής της Ιαπωνικής φίρμας και θα είναι διαθέσιμο στο παιχνίδι δωρεάν μέσα στο Holiday Season Update.
Στις σχετικές ειδήσεις, η Mazda ανακοίνωσε πως κατασκεύασε το 100.000στο αυτοκίνητό της στο εργοστάσιο της στο Μεξικό, ένα κόκκινο Mazda2.
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Mazda Introduces “Mazda LM55 Vision Gran Turismo”, Virtual Sports Car Exclusive for Videogame
December 25 2014 – HIROSHIMA, Japan: Mazda Motor Corporation today released a virtual sports car called the “Mazda LM55 Vision Gran Turismo” developed for “Gran Turismo 6,” * a racing simulation game available exclusively on PlayStation 3.
The car was created as part of “Vision Gran Turismo” project for “Gran Turismo 6”, the latest Gran Turismo series developed by Polyphony Digital Inc. A close collaboration between Mazda and Polyphony has led to the creation of the “LM55.”
For the design of the “LM55,” the Mazda Design team blended agility with elegance in the car’s dynamic silhouette.
While iterating Mazda’s hallmark KODO design language on the front face, its stance is reminiscent of the famed 787B that took overall victory at the 1991 24 Hours of Le Mans, is powerful yet graceful.
After installing a Holiday Season Update (free of charge) in [Gran Turismo 6] area, “LM55” can be obtained from the [Vision Gran Turismo] area.
Mazda will continue to strive to become a brand that enriches customers’ lives and maintains special bonds with the customers through a variety of touch points
Mazda’s Mexico Plant Produces 100,000th Vehicle
HIROSHIMA, Japan—Mazda Motor Corporation has announced that accumulated production at Mazda de Mexico Vehicle Operation* (MMVO) has reached 100,000 units. The milestone figure was achieved 11 months after production began at the company’s new plant in Mexico in January this year. The 100,000th car to come off the production line was a Mazda2 (known as Mazda Demio in Japan) bound for Europe.
Ceremony to celebrate 100,000 units produced at MMVO
At a commemorative ceremony held on site, MMVO President and CEO Keishi Egawa said, “The production of one hundred thousand vehicles at MMVO is extremely significant, and we could not have done it without the support of our customers, our suppliers, and our employees, as well as that of the federal and local governments. We see this achievement as a milestone on our road towards achieving our mission of making MMVO one of the most important strategic locations in Mazda’s global manufacturing footprint. Moving forward, we are committed to continue delivering high quality vehicles to Mazda’s fans all around the world.”
Mazda aims to continue enriching the lives of its customers with high-quality products and excellent service, and become a brand that maintains a special bond with its customers.
[History of MMVO]
2011 Sep: Established as a joint venture with Sumitomo Corporation
Oct: Groundbreaking ceremony marks start of construction
2014 Jan: Mass production begins
Feb: Opening ceremony
Oct: Mass production of all-new Mazda2 (Demio) begins
Operations start at engine machining plant
Announced production capacity increase to 250,000 units annually by fiscal year ending March 2016
* A trade name of Mazda Motor Manufacturing de Mexico, S.A. de C.V. and Mazda Motor Operaciones de Mexico, S.A. de C.V collectively.