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1 Year with O’Daniel Mazda's Nick Whitworth

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By Joy Fanning


This month, Nick Whitworth is celebrating his first year at O’Daniel Mazda—hopefully, the first of many! Since his start at O’Daniel Mazda, Nick explained that he no longer feels nervous about his job, but is eager for the first time in his life to go to work each day.
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15 Years with O’Daniel Mazda's Nick Rusk

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By Joy Fanning


Fifteen years goes fast when you’re Nick Rusk. He thrives in the fast paced environment of the dealership, and this month marks a decade and a half on the O’Daniel Automotive Group team. “I also enjoy the daily interaction with new customers, and I enjoy seeing customers’ faces light up when I have helped them successfully find the perfect vehicle.” Nick went on to tell us that the key to his success is building a strong team around himself: “The team atmosphere is vital. I’m proud of our team and our accomplishments.”
 
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Mazda Creates Advertisements with the Takumi Masters Perspective of Design

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By Kelsey Blaylock
 

In February, Mazda North American Operations announced “Oneness,” the first advertising spot in the design series that presented the all-new MX-5 Miata RF. This debut advertisement featured the Mazda MX-5 Miata RF designer, Masanori Minamisawa, showcasing his personal connection with Mazda consumers and designing cars. 

 

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The 2017 Mazda3

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By Josiah Zintsmaster
 

Introducing the 2017 Mazda3 4–Door Sedan, equipped with excellent features at a sweet price. The exterior of the car is pleasing to the eye with its 18-inch alloy wheels—however, it’s not just pretty, it’s safe with safety features outfitted on every corner of the vehicle. With new features like automatic and adaptive high beams, rear cross traffic alert, smart brake support, and adaptive cruise control just to name a few—this Mazda pulls in with a 9.7/10 safety rating, according to US News & World Report.
 


 

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Mazda Drives Charitable Spirit Even Farther

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By Emma Cesar
 
2017 marks the 4th annual Mazda Drive for Good event and this year’s fundraiser is one for the record books. Recently, Mazda North American Operations (MNAO) announced that it would donate over $5.4 million to charity and pledge 67,500 hours of service, all thanks to their loyal drivers. 

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Chicago News Names 2017 CX-3 Best Crossover of the Year

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By Cristhian Montero
 
In its newer generation of vehicles, the team at Mazda has started to use a design philosophy named Kodo, which takes inspiration from the predators in nature. With the 2017 CX-3 it’s no different, using clean lines and powerful curves to emulate a fierce character, the CX-3 embodies a predator in motion.


 
 


 
 
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20 Years with O’Daniel Mazda’s Jesse Moore

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Spring, beautiful flowers, warmer temperatures, and a remarkable anniversary at O’Daniel Mazda — this month marks two decades for Service Manager Jesse Moore. We caught up with him to review the past twenty years, and see how he’s managed to laugh, and succeed through it all. Turns out, a good sense of humor will get you far in life.

What’s the biggest thing you’ve learned?
JM: “That even Donal Trump can be President! And the biggest difference between me today, and 20 years ago would be me having less hair and A LOT of it being grey…
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Mazda MX-5 Miata: 2017 Play Car of the Year

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By Cristhian Montero

 
The fourth generation Mazda MX-5, in most circles known as the Miata, has come a long way since its first generation. Throughout the years it’s kept the same delightful characteristics instilled in the previous generations. The Miata is favorably known for its lightweight frame, great driving dynamics, and overall fun to drive package it provides for drivers.


 
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