Mazda updates strategy with greater focus on electrification and carbon neutrality
In addition to completing the electrification of all vehicle models by 2030 and achieving carbon neutrality in all its operations by 2050, the company is targeting zero fatal accidents caused be new Mazdas by 2040.
Mazda Motor Corp. has finally joined other forward-thinking OEMs in embracing a more sustainable future. The company has announced an update to its mid-term management plan and management policy up to 2030 focused on accelerating the electrification of its fleet and renewing its commitment to achieving carbon neutrality in all its operations by 2050.
It 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 also designed to stimulate the local economy and contribute to the development of local industry and innovation.
The update is in part due to the environment in which automotive manufacturers operate changing dramatically, particularly in Europe, with the growth in electrified products driven by the regulatory environment. While meager, its electrification efforts have been focused mostly in Europe, with the MX-30 BEV and recently launched CX-60 PHEV. Arriving there next year is the MX-30 R-EV and other electrified products thereafter including the three-row CX-80.
As a result of the shift in strategy, it revealed a glimpse of its electric future with two vision study concept cars.
Electrified and carbon-neutral
To achieve carbon neutrality by 2050, Mazda has set an interim target of making its factories car
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