HIROSHIMA, Japan—Mazda Motor Corporation has won three Best Car awards at the Thailand Car of the Year Awards 2007. The announcement was made during a ceremony held on April 3, 2007, at the Bangkok International Trade and Exhibition Centre (BITEC) in Bangkok. Mazda won awards in three categories. Mazda3 Sport Sedan won a best car award for the third consecutive year, this year in the Best Sedan Under 1,600cc category. Mazda MX-5 was named Best Roadster for the second year in a row, and with this award the MX-5 has won Best Roadster four times in the last five years. The Mazda BT-50 Pickup Truck won in the Best High-lifted Pickup 2,500cc category.
Now in its ninth year, the Thailand Car of the Year awards have been organized by Grand Prix International Co. Ltd. in cooperation with the Automotive Engineering Association of Thailand, the Car and Motor Reporters Association of Thailand, and the Rachayarnyon Association.