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  • NEWJun. 22, 2006

Daihatsu Auto Body Co., Ltd. to Change its Company Name

Jun. 22, 2006

Daihatsu Auto Body Co., Ltd., a 100% subsidiary of Daihatsu Motor Co., Ltd. (DMC), decided at its ordinary general shareholders' meeting held on 22 June to change its company name to "Daihatsu Motor Kyushu Co., Ltd." This change has been made to demonstrate the company's deep roots in the local community of Kyushu (western part of Japan) where it is located and to identify it as the Daihatsu Group's key enterprise in the region.

Daihatsu Motor Kyushu Co., Ltd. outline;

Capital: JPY 450,000,000 (100% owned by DMC)
Number of employees: Approx. 1,600
Production capacity: 200,000 units/year
Production Lineup: Be-go (Terios), Atrai, Hijet
History: Established on 1 June 1960 in Maebashi City, Gunma Prefecture
Moved to Nakatsu City, Oita Prefecture (Kyushu) in November, 2004