Slaven Mazda commenced operations in 1976/1977 when it bought out John Palmer Motors in Fyshwick.
It is a family owned local success story.
One of the original employees, Gino Arcuri, is still with the company today.
The growth in the company has been exponential and has seen several moves as the Mazda products have increased in popularity in the Canberra region.
First to 3/5 Botany Street, Phillip. Then to 152 Melrose Drive, Phillip. And now 140 Melrose Drive, Phillip. Numerous Awards have followed and several sales records have been set
- 1984 - Mazda Dealer of the Year
- 1988 - 10 Year Achievement Award
- 1989 - Sales Dealer of the Year
- 1995 - Mazda Dealer of the Year
- 1998 - 20 Year Achievement Award
- 2008 - 30 Year Achievement Award
Our Personal Bests
All time monthly sales record - 132 units in January 2014
All time yearly sales record - 1141 units in 2015
The Mazda Guilds
All of our frontline staff are required and encouraged to achieve the demanding steps to receive membership of the Mazda Australia Associate and Master Guilds.
These guilds reward outstanding outcomes in;
Course Attendance and Drive Days; and
Over all areas of our business.