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Mazda restarts U.S. production on the back of record sales

CX-50 rolls off new assembly line as its first American-made auto in a decade

Mazda will make its 2023 CX-50 SUV at a new factory in the U.S. state of Alabama. (Photo courtesy of Mazda Motor)

NEW YORK/HIROSHIMA, Japan -- Mazda Motor has begun making cars in the U.S. for the first time in a decade after logging its best year for sales in the American market.

Production has begun at a new plant in Huntsville, Alabama, which was built with Toyota Motor at a cost of roughly $2.3 billion. 

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