Production to resume for 10 Daihatsu, Toyota, Subaru models at Daihatsu Kyushu Oita plant fr February 26

Production to resume for 10 Daihatsu, Toyota, Subaru models at Daihatsu Kyushu Oita plant fr February 26

Following the production halt of Daihatsu vehicles in Japan after confirmation of safety testing irregularities in April last year, Daihatsu has announced that production and shipment of 10 models at the Daihatsu Kyushu Oita (Nakatsu) factory will resume from February 26 this year, and the shipping of completed vehicles will resume on February 19.

Daihatsu stated that the ministry of land, infrastructure, transport and tourism in Japan has confirmed that the models involved now comply with the country’s road transport vehicle act.

Production to resume for 10 Daihatsu, Toyota, Subaru models at Daihatsu Kyushu Oita plant fr February 26

Daihatsu Kyushu plant

From the Daihatsu Kyushu Oita (Nakatsu) plant, the models from three brands that will resume production and shipment are as follows:

Daihatsu:

  • Mira eS
  • Hijet Truck
  • Hijet Cargo
  • Atrai

Toyota:

  • Pixis Epoch
  • Pixis Truck
  • Pixis Van

Subaru:

  • Pleo Plus
  • Sambar Truck
  • Sambar Van

“As a company that provides light vehicles, which are the transportation of the people, we will continue to be close to our customers’ lives and fulfill our social significance. To this end, we will take necessary measures, such as conducting examinations witnessed by certification authorities, under instructions from the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism [of Japan],” Daihatsu wrote in its statement.

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  • Peppa on Feb 09, 2024 at 6:14 pm

    Don’t care. When is Malaysia gonna ditch made-for-3rdworlders DNGA along with Mitsu Xpander?

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    • DAP 2x5 5x2 MCA on Feb 12, 2024 at 2:05 am

      Never because first-world TNGA would be expensive for the average rakyat

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  • Celup King on Feb 13, 2024 at 7:33 pm

    Meaning this Diehatsu ady paid money to Jepun Gomen for partial lifting of ban.

    Still waiting for MY Gomen to ban P2…

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