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Encyclopedia > Daihatsu Motor

Daihatsu (ダイハツ) is a Japanese manufacturer of cars, especially compact/small cars. These cars are also known as keicar in Japan. A small variety of cars, the most popular kind of automobile. ... Keicars (K-cars), also called keijidousha (in Japanese: 軽自動車), are small passenger cars as well as trucks. ...

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Company history

It was reported on 31 March 2005, that Toyota will pull Daihatsu out of the Australian market, after sales severely dwindled. Sales were down a third so far in 2005, from 816 to just 541 vehicles. This is in spite of the new-car market in Australia growing 7%. Daihatsu will completely wind up sales in March 2006. Daihatsu has been in the Australian market for almost 40 years. 1907 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... 1951 was a common year starting on Monday; see its calendar. ... 1967 was a common year starting on Sunday (the link is to a full 1967 calendar). ... Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) (In Japanese: トヨタ自動車株式会社) (TYO: 7203. ... 1988 is a leap year starting on a Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Daihatsu Charade was a subcompact car sold from 1977 to the present. ... The Daihatsu Rocky was a small SUV sold in the United States from 1988 through 1992 to compete with the Chevrolet/Geo Tracker SUV. Sales were extremely poor, with just 295 sold in 1991. ... 1992 is a leap year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... February is the second month of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1999 is a common year starting on Friday of the Common Era, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... A subsidiary is a corporation controlled by another. ... Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) (In Japanese: トヨタ自動車株式会社) (TYO: 7203. ... March 31 is the 90th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (91st in Leap years), with 275 days remaining, as the final day of March. ...


Passenger car models

Toy model of Daihatsu Midget

Scan by MH 22:39, 2004 Aug 1 (UTC) of a 1:50 scale model of a Daihatsu Midget, model made by Tomica in Japan, in my collection. ... Scan by MH 22:39, 2004 Aug 1 (UTC) of a 1:50 scale model of a Daihatsu Midget, model made by Tomica in Japan, in my collection. ... The Daihatsu Charmant was a compact sedan built by Daihatsu of Japan, based on a Toyota Corolla platform. ... The Daihatsu Charade was a subcompact car sold from 1977 to the present. ... The Daihatsu Compagno was a series of four-cylinder, two-door sedans or convertibles designed before the acquisition of Daihatsu by Toyota in 1967. ... Categories: Automobile stubs | Daihatsu vehicles | Keicars ... daihatsu consorte a small four door sedan sold from 1989-1999 also known as the daihatsu appuluse in other markets known as the consorte in japan ... The Daihatsu Fellow Max was an older version of the Max. ... Daihatsu Max is a newer version of the Daihatsu Fellow Max. ... The word Bajaj can mean several things A common surname in western India Jamnalal Bajaj, a prominent businessman from India An autorickshaw, a three wheeled passenger and goods carrier built by Bajaj Auto Bajaj Auto, a manufacturer of 2 and 3-wheelers in India, Indonesia and South America Bajaj Tempo... The word Bajaj can mean several things A common surname in western India Jamnalal Bajaj, a prominent businessman from India An autorickshaw, a three wheeled passenger and goods carrier built by Bajaj Auto Bajaj Auto, a manufacturer of 2 and 3-wheelers in India, Indonesia and South America Bajaj Tempo... Daihatsu Mira (in Germany Cuore) is a small hatchback available in 2 doors or 4 doors. ... The Daihatsu Move is a compact hybrid car based on the Daihatsu Pyzar. ... The Daihatsu Rocky was a small SUV sold in the United States from 1988 through 1992 to compete with the Chevrolet/Geo Tracker SUV. Sales were extremely poor, with just 295 sold in 1991. ... The Daihatsu Sirion is a 4-door small car. ... The Daihatsu Terios is a big compact 3 wheel drive car. ... The Daihatsu YRV is short for Young Recreational Vehicle. It is based on the Toyota Yaris. ...

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Ikeda (池田市; -shi) is a city located in Osaka, Japan. ... Ōsaka Prefecture (大阪府 Ōsaka-fu) is part of the Kinki region on Honshu island, Japan. ... Headquarters denotes the location where most, if not all, of the important functions of an organization are concentrated. ... Shiga Prefecture (滋賀県 Shiga-ken) is part of the Kinki region on Honshu island, Japan. ... Hyōgo Prefecture (兵庫県 Hyōgo-ken) is located in the Kinki region on Honshu island, Japan. ... Kyōto Prefecture (京都府; Kyōto-fu) is part of the Kinki region on Honshu island, Japan. ...

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Daihatsu Motor Company - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (356 words)
The name "Daihatsu" is a combination of the first kanji (Japanese character) for Osaka (大) and the first of the word "engine manufacture" (発), put together they are pronounced "daihatsu".
The same was thought about Daihatsu´s operations in Chile, where its a well known brand for its `70s models as the Charade or Cuore, after sales of around 10 units in 2004 and 2005 (each year).
Daihatsu has supplied cars under different badges to many different automakers in the past, and also supplies engines and transmissions to Malaysia's #2 carmaker, Perodua, which sells cars in the UK and Malaysia.
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