Tag: Daihatsu

Daihatsu becomes a wholly-owned subsidiary of Toyota

Daihatsu becomes a wholly-owned subsidiary of Toyota

Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) and its subsidiary Daihatsu Motor Co., Ltd. (DMC) have reached an agreement whereby Daihatsu will become a wholly-owned subsidiary of Toyota by way of a share exchange. The move is expected to allow for the adoption of a unified strategy for the small car segment, under […]

QNEWS: Perodua-Daihatsu to build new engine plant

QNEWS: Perodua-Daihatsu to build new engine plant

Malaysia is clearly a bright spot in Daihatsu’s business outside Japan and the Japanese carmaker has allocated more investments to this country, mainly in joint-ventures with its partner, Perodua. Today, both companies announced a new investment of about RM600 million to construct a new engine manufacturing plant in Sendayan, Negeri […]

2014 – Perodua’s Year of Transformation

2014 – Perodua’s Year of Transformation

Towards the end of the 1990s, 8 years after Perodua was formed, the management considered the future direction of the company. The ASEAN Free Trade Area (AFTA) agreement had been signed the year before Perodua had been established and it was clear from the start that the company would have […]

New Perodua model to be launched this year

New Perodua model to be launched this year

Since its inception, Perodua has been launching a new model (or a new generation of an existing model) every two years. The last one was the New Myvi in 2011 and there should have been a new model in 2013 but for various reasons, it never happened. Anyway, there will […]

Toyota’s 2012 sales to return it to No. 1 spot

Toyota’s 2012 sales to return it to No. 1 spot

Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) expects to finish 2012 with a 22% increase in sale volume over 2011 numbers, amounting to 9.7 million units. Of this number, 89% would be vehicles of the Toyota brand (including Lexus) while the remained would from the Daihatsu and Hino brands. Almost one quarter of […]