Mazda at 100 – a History of the Japanese Car Brand’s Logo

Mazda started life on the 30th January 1920, as the Toyo Cork Kogyo Company producing cork for gaskets, insulation, and cushioning material. It was not until 1931 that the first vehicle rolled off the production line – the Mazda-Go three-wheel truck and it was another 29 years before Mazda produced its first proper car – […]
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How the Opel Manta Got Its Logo

The Opel Manta, probably the most fishy representative in a long line of Opel classics, is this year celebrating its 50th birthday. Unlike the seafaring manta, which belongs to the Mobula genus (rays, stingrays) that inhabits a range extending from the German Baltic Sea to the American Pacific coast, the Manta car started life in […]
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Citroën Unveils 3D Printed Logo

French carmaker Citroën has revealed a 3D-printed sculpture representing the brand logo at this year’s Beijing Motor Show. Entitled ‘I love Citroën’, the sculpture is an arty take on the brand logo and is the brainchild of Arnaud Belloni, Citroën’s marketing and communication director. It was designed by Karine Buisson Caillard, global brand designer at Citroën, and […]
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ŠKODA Rolls Out New Logo and Typeface

In keeping with its corporate design as revised in 2011, Czech carmaker ŠKODA is changing existing model lines over to its new logo. The first model to feature the revised logo has been the new ŠKODA Citigo. The ŠKODA Rapid compact saloon, introduced in autumn of 2012, also bears the new logo. The Fabia and […]
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