Japanese automaker Mazda is planning to launch an auto workshop in Yangon this year, a spokesperson of the company’s local partner said.
The workshop will be open within this year on Ywama Kyaung Road, Insein township, Yangon, said Thet Su Mon, Cycle & Carriage Automobile Myanmar (CCAM) Co Ltd, which is also the dealer of German carmaker Mercedes Benz in Myanmar. CCAM is Mazda’s sole distributor of its spare parts in Myanmar.
Mazda has recently bolstered its marketing efforts in Myanmar through organising Family Road Show and Test Drive programs in Yangon.
It offered its cars by instalment in February in the country, where a customer have to pay 20 percent of a car’s price as down payment and the rest can be settled through Ayeyarwady Bank by instalments.
Mazda’s opened its temporary showroom in Yangon on Kaba Aye Pagoda road, Bahan township last November. Mazda CX5, CX9, Mazda 6, Mazda 3 and MX 5 models are currently sold there.
Established in 1920, Mazda Motor Corp is now ranked as the 15th largest automaker by production in the world, with an annual sale of nearly 1.3 million vehicles.