Mazda began as the Toyo Cork Kogyo Co., Ltd, founded in Hiroshima, Japan, . Toyo Cork Kogyo renamed itself to Toyo Kogyo Co., Ltd. in . In the late s the company had to be saved from bankruptcy by Hiroshima Saving Bank and other business leaders in Hiroshima. In Toyo Kogyo moved from manufacturing machine tools to vehicles with the introduction of the Mazda Go auto rickshaw. Toyo Kogyo produced weapons for the Japanese military throughout the Second World War, most notably the series Type rifle. The c.Welcome to Galpin Mazda, a new Mazda car dealer and used car dealer in North Hills, CA, near Los Angeles. Galpin Mazda dealership inventory includes the new Mazda Sedan, Mazda Hatchback, Mazda, Mazda MX Miata, Mazda CX , Mazda CX , Mazda CX and Mazda CX models for sale or lease at our nearby car dealership in the San Fernando Valley..