Hiroshima (Mazda factory)

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Coordinates: 34°22′40.36″N 132°30′13.99″E / 34.3778778°N 132.5038861°E / 34.3778778; 132.5038861

Hiroshima Plant is an automobile manufacturing complex in Aki and Ujina, Hiroshima, Japan operated by Mazda Motor Corporation. The complex consists of two main elements, the head office in Aki District, and the main plant in nearby Ujina District. It was Mazda's only car-assembly plant in Japan until the Hofu Plant opened in 1982.

Head office[edit]

The head office opened March 1931 and continues to serve as a site for piston engine and transmission production. The head office is 55.1 hectares (136 acres) in size.

Current Cars At Hiroshima[edit]

Mazda Premacy (1999 - Present)

Mazda6 (2000 - Present)

Mazda MPV (1989 - Present)

Mazda MX-5 (1989 - Present)

Mazda CX-5 (2012 - Present)

Mazda CX-9 (2006 - Present)

Past Cars At Hiroshima[edit]

Mazda Familia (1996 - 2004)

Mazda Demio (1996 - 2014)

Mazda RX-8 (2003 - 2012)

Mazda CX-7 (2006 - 2012)

Mazda Titan (1971 - 2000)

Mazda Capella (1970 - 2002)

Plant complex[edit]

The plant complex includes Plants I and II (officially "U1" and "U2" for their Ujina location). The total complex is 1.69 km2 (420 acres) in size.

Ujina 1 opened in November 1966.

Ujina 2's engine plant opened in December 1964, with the current automobile assembly plant opening in December 1972.

Attack[edit]

A former temporary worker at the plant killed one person and injured ten others by using his car as a weapon in June 2010.