Mazda Philippines is expanding its dealership network with the opening of eight new dealerships within the year, supporting the upcoming launches of three all new Mazda vehicles.

Mazda Dagupan is the first full-service Mazda dealership to open among the eight planned for this year. The expansion will continue through the year with construction in Manila Bay, Pasig, Cavite, Tarlac, Cabanatuan, Ilo-Ilo and Davao, bringing the total number of Mazda dealerships to 16 by the end of 2012.

“This year will be exciting for Mazda with the launch of three all new vehicles – including the all new Mazda3. To support the growth of our Mazda business in the Philippines, we are proud to open seven new dealerships across the country, welcoming many new Mazda customers nationwide,” said Japheth Castillo, AVP for Sales, Mazda Philippines.

The Mazda Dagupan dealership is managed by the Laus Auto Group, one of the biggest auto dealership networks in the country. A landmark business venture for the Laus Group, the facility is the second Mazda dealership in the northern Luzon province. Located at the automotive district of Lucao in Dagupan City, Mazda Dagupan boasts of a 5-vehicle showroom and full-service bays. The opening of Mazda Dagupan is part of Mazda’s expansion program to service the growing requirements of customers in northern Luzon.