Japan – Release of Mazda Integrated Report 2022

Mazda Motor Corporation today released the first Mazda Integrated Report 2022(1), a structured presentation from both financial and non-financial perspectives looking at Mazda’s approach to value creation and other efforts, on the company’s official website.



The Integrated Report is a comprehensive compilation of Mazda’s medium- and long-term management policies, ESG-based solutions to social challenges, and approaches underlying these initiatives. The report will also be helpful for shareholders, investors, and other stakeholders in better understanding Mazda’s unique approach grounded in our human-centered philosophy for producing value through engineering and manufacturing as well as the creation of human connections.

Mazda will continue to create moving experiences in people’s daily lives and mobility experiences, which will uplift and energize people and bring more enjoyment to their everyday lives, as we aim to achieve sustainability in both our business and society.

Mazda Integrated Report 2022 Contents

Chapter 1: About Mazda – Top Message, History of Mazda’s Growth, etc.

Chapter 2: Value Creation – Value Creation Process, Mid-Term Management Plan, etc.

Chapter 3: ESG – Initiatives for Achieving Sustainability, Carbon Neutrality, and a Safe and Secure Automotive Society, etc.

The Mazda Sustainability Report 2022(2) will continue to provide a thorough presentation of the company’s sustainability initiatives.

Mazda’s Official Website:

Mazda Integrated Report (Japanese page)(1)

www.mazda.com/ja/investors/library/annual/

(1) The English version of Mazda Integrated Report 2022 will be available in late January 2023.

(2) The Mazda Sustainability Report 2022 will be released in Japanese in late December 2022 and in English in late January 2023.

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Japan – Mazda: New Partnerships for the Development and Production of Electric Drive Units

Mazda Motor Corporation is planning to complete the electrification of all vehicle models by 2030 and is currently working together with various partner companies on a range of electrification related research projects that are also designed to stimulate the local economy and contribute to the development of local industry and innovation. One of these projects is the joint development and production of electric drive units. Mazda has agreed to work together with a number of companies in possession of related expertise, signing a collaborative agreement with Imasen Electric Industrial Co., Ltd., Ondo Corporation, Chuo Kaseihin Co., Inc., Hiroshima Aluminum Industry Co., Ltd., HIROTEC Corporation, Fukuta Electric & Machinery Co., Ltd. and ROHM Co., Ltd.

Composed of a motor, an inverter with power semiconductors and a reduction gear, electric drive units are a crucial part of vehicle electrification. Equally, they are indispensable to the evolution of driving pleasure Mazda always pursues as the industry transitions into a new era in response to electrification and the need to achieve carbon neutrality.

As a first step towards this transformation, Mazda has joined together with Ondo, Hiroshima Aluminum Industry and HIROTEC to establish a joint venture company for the purpose of developing the high-efficiency production technology required for the manufacture of electric drive units as well as establishing the systems required for the production and supply of those units. Collaborating with local suppliers in the Chugoku region to build and enhance the infrastructure needed for producing electric drive units will enable Mazda to support industry and employment in the region, contributing to local economic growth.

In keeping with our human-centered design philosophy, Mazda aims to make the most of the unique characteristics of electric vehicles to further enhance the driving experience and maximize driver enjoyment. In pursuit of this goal, Mazda has concluded a joint development agreement with Imasen Electric Industrial and ROHM for the development of inverters containing SiC power semiconductors, one of the core parts of an electric drive unit. Mazda has also established a joint venture with Imasen Electric Industrial to develop inverters and production technology for components such as circuit boards. Mazda has also signed a joint development agreement with Fukuta Electric & Machinery to develop advanced technologies for motors, while also establishing a joint venture company together with Chuo Kaseihin and Fukuta Electric & Machinery to learn and develop motor technology.

Joining forces with partner companies in possession of high-quality technology will allow Mazda to promote the development of compact, high-performance electric drive units that achieve high levels of efficiency.

Through the above initiatives, Mazda aims to make solid progress towards the goal of achieving carbon neutral across our entire supply chain by 2050, helping to preserve the global environment and create a sustainable future.

Joint Development Contract

– On Nov. 25, 2021 Mazda signed a three-party joint agreement with Imasen Electric Industrial and ROHM for the development and use of semiconductor technology.

– On July 13, 2022, Mazda signed a joint agreement with Fukuta Electric & Machinery for the development of advanced motor technology for use in electric vehicles.

For more information, visit https://newsroom.mazda.com/en/publicity/release/2022/202211/221122b.html.

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Japan – Mazda: Mid-Term Management Plan Update and Management Policy up to 2030

Mazda Motor Corporation today announces an update to its Mid-Term Management Plan and basic management policies up to 2030. Taking into account the significant changes that have occurred in the business environment including countries’ environmental regulatory trends, heightened geopolitical risks, and rapid development of advanced technologies represented by CASE, Mazda sets forth the basic policies for management stated below and will promote key initiatives.

Basic Management Policies up to 2030

Mazda believes it is the duty of every company to conduct its business responsibility for the earth and society and we continue to pursue research based on our human-centered philosophy. We are committed to engineering and manufacturing, creating human connections and developing people in a way that uplifts the mind and body.

1. Contribute to resolving the social challenge of curbing global warming through our electrification strategy appropriate to regional characteristics and environmental needs

2. Conduct in-depth research of people and shed light on their relationship with cars with a view toward realizing a safe and secure automotive society.

3. Maintain Mazda’s brand value management, offer our unique values, and continue to be the brand preferred by customers.

Key Initiatives

Based on the idea of “co-creating with others,” Mazda will promote collaborative projects with a broad range of partners, hone our unique values, and adapt to significant environmental changes. In addition, we will invest in people who are the fountainhead of our company.

1. Initiatives for Carbon Neutrality

To achieve carbon neutrality by 2050, we have set an interim target of making Mazda factories carbon neutral worldwide by 2035. We will pursue this initiative on three pillars: energy conservation, shift to renewable energies, and use of carbon neutral fuels. In this effort, we will contribute to realizing a sustainable circular society while coexisting with local communities and residents.

2. Electrification Strategy

We have set out a three-phase approach through 2030 and will flexibly address electrification. In the first phase, we will make use of our technology assets comprising multiple electrification technologies to achieve both a reduction in our environmental footprint and produce attractive products. In the second phase, we will introduce new hybrid system and, in China where electrification is advancing, introduce EV-dedicated vehicles as well as launch battery EV vehicles globally. In the third phase, we will promote the full-fledged launch of battery EVs and consider investing in battery production. We estimate Mazda’s EV ratio in global sales to rise to a range between 25 percent and 40 percent as of 2030.

3. Value Creation through Co-creation between People and IT

Mazda will conduct in-depth research of people to understand and create models of mechanisms between the human body and brain in our aim to accelerate the development of human-centered advanced driver assistance technology and eliminate new Mazda vehicles as a cause of fatal accidents avoidable with automotive technologies by 2040. In addition, we will facilitate investment to train digitally-proficient personnel capable of easily utilizing AI and IT.

4. Cost Reduction and Supply Chain Enhancement

From a comprehensive viewpoint, we will look into both value chains and supply chains to thoroughly eliminate waste, irregularities, and overburdens to refine our costs, thereby enhancing our capability to reduce costs and resilience to reductions in production.

In moving toward 2030, Mazda will aim to continue our research based on our human-centered philosophy, create more moving experiences for people to enjoy while driving in their daily life, and deliver more enjoyment to everyday life which will uplift and energize people.

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Mazda Production and Sales Results for June 2022 and for January through June 2022

Mazda Motor Corporation’s production and sales results for June 2022 and for January through June 2022 are summarized below.

I. Production

1. Domestic Production
(1) June 2022
Mazda’s domestic production volume in June 2022 increased 1.3% year on year due to increased production of passenger vehicles.

[Domestic production of key models in June 2022]CX-5: 35,989 units (up 1.3% year on year)
CX-30: 7,152 units (up 9.3%)
MAZDA3: 6,589 units (down 39.6%)

(2) January through June 2022
Mazda’s total domestic production volume in the period from January through June 2022 decreased 20.7% year on year due to decreased production of passenger vehicles.

[Domestic production of key models in the period from January through June 2022]CX-5: 161,963 units (down 8.6% year on year)
MAZDA3: 38,027 units (down 36.1%)
CX-30: 31,484 units (down 19.1%)

2. Overseas Production
(1) June 2022
Mazda’s overseas production volume in June 2022 increased 16.5% year on year due to increased production of passenger vehicles.

[Overseas production of key models in June 2022]CX-30: 12,398 units (up 9.2% year on year)
MAZDA3: 7,847 units (up 13.2%)
MAZDA2: 4,503 units (up 15.2%)

(2) January through June 2022
Mazda’s total overseas production volume in the period from January through June 2022 decreased 12.9% year on year due to decreased production of passenger and commercial vehicles.

[Overseas production of key models in the period from January through June 2022]CX-30: 60,140 units (down 4.4% year on year)
MAZDA3: 46,242 units (down 4.3%)
MAZDA2: 24,068 units (down 10.1%)

II. Domestic Sales

(1) June 2022
Mazda’s domestic sales volume in June 2022 increased 21.4% year on year due to increased sales of passenger vehicles.

Mazda’s registered vehicle market share was 4.7% (up 1.6 points year on year), with a 1.8% share of the micro-mini segment (unchanged) and a 3.5% total market share (up 0.9 points).

[Domestic sales of key models in June 2022]CX-5: 1,937 units (up 64.6% year on year)
MAZDA2: 1,935 units (up 115.5%)
CX-30: 1,413 units (up 2.8%)

(2) January through June 2022
Mazda’s domestic sales volume in the period from January through June 2022 decreased 12.6% year on year due to decreased sales of passenger and commercial vehicles.

Mazda’s registered vehicle market share was 5.0% (up 0.2 points), with a 1.9% share of the micro-mini segment (unchanged) and a 3.8% total market share (up 0.1 points year on year).

[Domestic sales of key models in the period from January through June 2022]CX-5: 15,481 units (up 24.3% year on year)
MAZDA2: 11,771 units (down 7.7%)
CX-30: 8,163 units (down 29.9%)

III. Exports

(1) June 2022
Mazda’s export volume in June 2022 decreased 8.4% year on year due to decreased shipments to North America, Oceania and other regions.

[Exports of key models in June 2022]CX-5: 31,761 units (up 7.7% year on year)
CX-30: 5,578 units (up 57.9%)
MAZDA3: 4,905 units (down 49.6%)

(2) January through June 2022
Mazda’s export volume in the period from January through June 2022 decreased 25.4% year on year due to decreased shipments to North America, Europe, Oceania and other regions.

[Exports of key models in the period from January through June 2022]CX-5: 143,004 units (down 11.0% year on year)
MAZDA3: 30,186 units (down 44.2%)
CX-9: 24,959 units (down 20.2%)

IV. Global Sales

(1) June 2022
Mazda’s global sales volume in June 2022 decreased 36.8% year on year due to decreased sales mainly in the U.S., China, Europe and other regions.

[Global sales of key models in June 2022]CX-5: 19,146 units (down 43.3% year on year)
CX-30: 14,424 units (down 28.2%)
MAZDA3: 11,416 units (down 44.8%)

(2) January through June 2022
Mazda’s global sales volume in the period from January through June 2022 decreased 22.0% year on year due to decreased sales mainly in the U.S., China, Europe and other regions.

[Global sales of key models in the period from January through June 2022]CX-5: 181,662 units (down 13.2% year on year)
MAZDA3: 94,282 units (down 22.9%)
CX-30: 89,380 units (down 24.8%)






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Japan – Mazda Included in MSCI Japan ESG Select Leaders Index

Mazda Motor Corporation has been included in the MSCI Japan ESG Select Leaders Index, a major ESG investment index. This makes Mazda a constituent of all five ESG indices for Japanese stocks (listed below) that are adopted by the Government Pension Investment Fund, one of the world�s largest pension reserve fund managers.

MSCI Japan ESG Select Leaders Index
MSCI Japan Empowering Women Index (WIN)
FTSE Blossom Japan Index
FTSE Blossom Japan Sector Relative Index
S&P/JPX Carbon Efficient Index

Members of the MSCI Japan ESG Select Leaders Index are selected by major U.S. financial services company Morgan Stanley Capital International. Listed Japanese companies are assessed in their respective industries and only those with relatively high ESG ratings are included in the index.

Mazda strives to grow as a company and to continuously challenge ourselves to realize our corporate vision of brightening people�s lives, existing sustainably with the earth and society.
Mazda Sustainability website: External Evaluations: www.mazda.com/en/sustainability/evaluation/

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