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Oct 22, 2014, 06:12 ET
Mazda North American Operations is headquartered in Irvine, Calif., and oversees the sales, marketing, parts and customer service support of Mazda vehicles in the United States and Mexico through nearly 700 dealers. Operations in Mexico are managed by Mazda Motor de Mexico in Mexico City. For more information on Mazda vehicles, including photography and B-roll, please visit the online Mazda media center at www.mazdausamedia.com.

MAZDA PARTNERS WITH SXSW AS OFFICIAL AUTOMOBILE SPONSOR

Mazda North American Operations (MNAO) today announced a three-year partnership with the South by Southwest (SXSW) Music, Film, and...

Oct 21, 2014, 07:25 ET

Process Excellence Driving Profits in Oil and Gas Industry

According to research undergone by PEX Network, 66.6% of energy companies report that process excellence has been deployed in more than one...

Oct 20, 2014, 12:07 ET
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Families of Troops Deployed to Africa Ebola Mission are Eligible for Assistance from Operation Homefront

 Emergency financial and other assistance will be available to the families of U.S. service members deployed to West Africa to fight Ebola on...

Oct 16, 2014, 14:18 ET

Kool Smiles Dental Offices Hold Halloween Candy Exchange to Benefit Troops

 Kool Smiles, a leading provider of quality dental care in underserved communities, is coordinating for the third year 'Operation Troop...

Oct 15, 2014, 13:36 ET

Gay Lea Foods acquires Hewitt's Dairy

MISSISAUGA, ON, Oct.15, 2014 /CNW/ - Gay Lea Foods Co-operative Limited is pleased to announce that an agreement has been reached, effective...

Oct 09, 2014, 13:49 ET
Mazda North American Operations is headquartered in Irvine, Calif., and oversees the sales, marketing, parts and customer service support of Mazda vehicles in the United States and Mexico through nearly 700 dealers.  Operations in Mexico are managed by Mazda Motor de Mexico in Mexico City.  For more information on Mazda vehicles, including photography and B-roll, please visit the online Mazda media center at www.mazdausamedia.com.  (PRNewsFoto/Mazda North American Operations)

MAZDA TOPS U.S. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY FUEL ECONOMY REPORT FOR THE SECOND TIME

 According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)'s most recent Light Duty Fuel Economy Trends report,  Mazda Motor Corporation...

Oct 07, 2014, 14:02 ET
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Operation Homefront is Accepting Nominations for Military Child of the Year® Award

Operation Homefront, the national nonprofit dedicated to providing emergency financial and other assistance to military families, has announced...

Oct 01, 2014, 11:28 ET
Mazda North American Operations is headquartered in Irvine, Calif., and oversees the sales, marketing, parts and customer service support of Mazda vehicles in the United States and Mexico through nearly 700 dealers.  Operations in Mexico are managed by Mazda Motor de Mexico in Mexico City.  For more information on Mazda vehicles, including photography and B-roll, please visit the online Mazda media center at www.mazdausamedia.com.  (PRNewsFoto/Mazda North American Operations)

MAZDA CX-5 AND MAZDA6 SET RECORD SEPTEMBER SALES

Mazda North American Operations (MNAO) today reported September U.S. sales of 23,980 vehicles, representing an increase of 6.7 percent versus...

Sep 30, 2014, 10:44 ET
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Military Families Can Get Free Groceries with Campaign for Healthier Eating

Military families can receive a basket of free groceries and learn about healthy eating thanks to a new campaign from the national...

Sep 23, 2014, 13:15 ET

Operation Homefront Announces CEO Transition

Operation Homefront, the national military support nonprofit, announced today that Chief Operating Officer (COO) Tim Farrell, 48, has been...

Sep 22, 2014, 08:00 ET

New report identifies priorities for protecting Canadians against flooding

GUELPH, ON, Sept. 22, 2014 /CNW/ - A new report based on input from a wide range of stakeholders maps out steps in a journey toward making...

Sep 17, 2014, 07:15 ET

Co-op cooks up partnership with Top Chef Canada winner

SASKATOON, Sept. 17, 2014 /CNW/ - Twice-baked chili-stuffed potatoes and rosemary parmesan soft pretzels are not your typical game day snack,...

Sep 08, 2014, 13:25 ET
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Operation Homefront Video Public Service Announcement

Operation Homefront is a national nonprofit leading more than 2,500 volunteers with nationwide presence who provide emergency and other financial...

Sep 08, 2014, 13:07 ET

Musician and Do It For the Love Foundation Founder Michael Franti to Receive Universal Smile Award at San Francisco Operation Smile Gala

 Musician and Founder of the Do It For the Love Foundation, Michael Franti, will be honored with the Universal Smile Award by Operation Smile,...

Sep 03, 2014, 13:07 ET

Operation Smile to Honor Billy Bush, Ken Corday and the Sharon D. Lund Foundation at 2014 Smile Gala in Los Angeles

Operation Smile, the international children's medical charity, will honor Ken Corday, Executive Producer of Days of our Lives; Access Hollywood...

Sep 03, 2014, 11:49 ET
Mazda North American Operations is headquartered in Irvine, Calif., and oversees the sales, marketing, parts and customer service support of Mazda vehicles in the United States and Mexico through nearly 700 dealers.  Operations in Mexico are managed by Mazda Motor de Mexico in Mexico City.  For more information on Mazda vehicles, including photography and B-roll, please visit the online Mazda media center at www.mazdausamedia.com.  (PRNewsFoto/Mazda North American Operations)

MAZDA RECORDS BEST AUGUST SALES IN 12 YEARS

Mazda North American Operations (MNAO) today reported August U.S. sales of 31,305 vehicles, representing an increase of 11.4 percent versus last...

Sep 03, 2014, 09:00 ET

Hulu's Peter Naylor and Ghostery's Emily Riley Join Operative Advisory Board

 Peter Naylor, SVP of Advertising Sales at Hulu, and Emily Riley, Chief Operating Officer at Ghostery, have become part of a newly formed...

Aug 28, 2014, 04:00 ET

INTERNATIONAL MUSIC SUPERSTARS DURAN DURAN TO HEADLINE 2016 MAZDA MX-5 MIATA UNVEILING

 Mazda North American Operations (MNAO) today announced that Duran Duran will headline its unveiling of the all-new 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata...

Aug 19, 2014, 18:25 ET
Mazda North American Operations is headquartered in Irvine, Calif., and oversees the sales, marketing, parts and customer service support of Mazda vehicles in the United States and Mexico through nearly 700 dealers.  Operations in Mexico are managed by Mazda Motor de Mexico in Mexico City.  For more information on Mazda vehicles, including photography and B-roll, please visit the online Mazda media center at www.mazdausamedia.com.  (PRNewsFoto/Mazda North American Operations)

MAZDA FOUNDATION ISSUES $25,000 GRANT TO THE SPCA FOR MONTEREY COUNTY

The Mazda Foundation (USA), Inc. believes strongly in helping furry friends (and some not so furry) who find themselves neglected, homeless or...

Aug 14, 2014, 16:16 ET

Sterling Global Operations finds supporting "Hiring Our Heroes" to be good for veterans, company

 Sterling Global Operations (SGO), which performs stability operations worldwide for the U.S. government, foreign governments friendly to the...