Robert Davis, Mazda vice president for product development and quality, will discuss the company’s solid performance during today’s economic situation, at the June 18 luncheon meeting in New York.

Mazda’s ability to not only survive the automotive and economic crises, but to strengthen its position at the same time, will be Robert Davis, the company’s vice president for product development and quality, theme when he addresses the organization and guests at the June 18 luncheon meeting. And key to this continued success is the appeal of the company’s products, so Davis will run through the “heart and soul” of Mazda’s DNA – racing! According to Mazda, on any given weekend, more Mazda vehicles are road raced than any other brand. Davis will explain why racing is so important to the company and the brand, as well as share his own motorsports stories.

The program begins at noon with a reception, followed by Davis’s presentation and a question-and-answer period. The location is the 3 West Club, 3 West 51st Street, New York. Tickets are $35 for IMPA members, $45 for others.