Mazda is a Japanese multinational automaker headquartered in Fuchū, Aki District, Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan. The company was founded in 1920 as the Toyo Cork Kogyo Company, a manufacturer of cork and other products. In 1927, the company began producing three-wheeled vehicles, and in the 1930s, it started producing automobiles.

In the 1950s, Mazda introduced the R360, a small, two-stroke-engine car that was popular in Japan. In the 1960s, the company released a number of other models, including the Carol, a small, rear-engine car, and the Familia, a compact car.

In the 1970s, Mazda began exporting cars to the United States, and in the 1980s, the company released the RX-7, a popular sports car. In the 1990s, Mazda introduced the Miata, a small, two-seat roadster that became a best-seller. In the 2000s, the company released a number of other models, including the Mazda3 and the Mazda6, and it has continued to focus on producing high-quality, fuel-efficient vehicles.

Today, Mazda is known for its focus on innovation and engineering, and its vehicles are popular with buyers around the world. The company has a reputation for producing reliable and well-crafted cars that offer a high level of performance and fuel efficiency.