“To bring the exceptional package together, the key fob is embossed with the 100th anniversary special logo and presented in a special-edition box to help create an emotional bond between fans and Mazda,” the company said.
In Japan, the editions will be available starting in July on the Mazda2 (not sold in U.S.), the Mazda3 and Mazda6, and the CX-3, CX-30, CX-5 and CX-8 (also not sold in U.S.), in addition to the Miata convertible and Miata RF hardtop, Mazda said. U.S. models will be announced later, including perhaps the CX-9 midsize crossover, which is not sold in Japan.
Mazda Motor Corp. began life in 1920 as Toyo Cork Kogyo Co., a producer of cork insulators for goods such as refrigerators. It expanded into machine tools and drills and eventually took on three-wheel cargo haulers. The company has used the Mazda brand name since the 1930s but didn’t change its name to Mazda Motor Corp. until 1984.
After World War II, Mazda became…