Hofu (Mazda factory)

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Coordinates: 34°1′13.89″N 131°30′57.4″E / 34.0205250°N 131.515944°E / 34.0205250; 131.515944

Hofu Plant is an automobile manufacturing complex in Hofu, Yamaguchi, Japan operated by Mazda Motor Corporation. The complex consists of two main elements, an automobile assembly complex in Nishinoura District, and a transmission plant in nearby Nakanoseki District. It was the second plant opened to support operations at the original Hiroshima Plant.


Nishinoura has two main factories, known as "H1" and "H2". Together they include 792,000 square meters of space.


H1 was opened in September 1982.

Current products:

Previous products:


H2 was opened in February 1992.

Current products:

Past products:


Nakanoseki opened in December 1981 and includes 537,000 square meters of space. It produces automatic and manual transmissions. The company announced that transmission production had reached 25 million units as of September 2006. This milestone took 24 years and nine months to attain.

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  1. ^ "Mazda Begins CX-3 Production at Hofu Plant". Mazda. 2016-12-16. Retrieved 2018-05-24. 

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