The parent of Irvine-based Mazda North American Operations said a sales uptick and strong projected demand will have its factories back at pre-coronavirus levels in August.
The automaker cited Mazda North America’s 11% increase in June sales as compared with the year-ago period in explaining the reason behind the move. The sales were driven by demand of the CX-9 SUV, up 50%, and MX-5 roadster, up 25%.
The North America division, which counts about 620 dealers in its fold, is responsible for sales, marketing and customer service in the U.S. and Mexico.
Mazda also confirmed nearly all of its dealerships throughout the world have reopened for sales.
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