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Mazda to Contribute to Earthquake Relief in Yunnan, China

Hiroshima, Japan, Aug 8, 2014 - (JCN Newswire) - Mazda Motor Corporation and its affiliate company in China, Mazda Motor (China) Co., Ltd. announced today they will donate 2 million RMB to support rescue efforts and aid a swift recovery in the region of Yunnan, China affected by the earthquake of August 3, 2014.

Nobuhiko Watabe, Mazda's Executive Officer in charge of operations in China; General Manager of China Business Division; and CEO of Mazda Motor (China) Co., Ltd. said, "I would like to offer our deepest condolences to those affected by the earthquake occurred in Yunnan province. I believe that it is the duty of those of us involved in business in China to give as much support as we can to the relief and recovery efforts that are largely being organized by the Chinese government."

About Mazda

Mazda Motor Corporation (TSE: 7261) started manufacturing tools in 1929 and soon branched out into production of trucks for commercial use. In the early 1960s, Mazda launched its first passenger car models and began developing rotary engines. Still headquartered in Hiroshima in western Japan, Mazda today ranks as one of Japan's leading automakers, and exports cars to the United States and Europe for over 30 years. For more information, please visit www.mazda.com.

Source: Mazda

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