Mazda has unveiled a plan that would result in the successor of its Mazda 2 utilizing the brand new Toyota Yaris Hybrid as a foundation. Mazda-Toyota, in response to the authoritative Autocar, could possibly be arriving on the European market in simply two years with the identical Toyota supporting Mazda within the manufacturing of the mannequin.
Greater than a real inheritor to the Mazda 2, the brand new automobile could possibly be born within the type of a crossover with a hybrid system, underneath the physique, of Toyota origin.
Mazda UK added that ” the THS (Toyota Hybrid System) is the optimum answer to fulfill the wants and necessities of the European automotive market and the partnership with Toyota will enable us to make use of and trade the company assets of each firms in a far more environment friendly, with mutual respect for the model and strategic independence “.
The settlement between the 2 firms got here after the partnership signed between Toyota and Suzuki which “lent” the applied sciences underlying Corolla and RAV4 to present life to Suzuki Swace and Throughout.