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  • NEWMar. 24, 2011

About the Major Earthquake and Tsunami in Northeastern Japan

Mar. 24, 2011

Our deepest condolences go out to those who lost family and friends and those who have been affected by the earthquake and tsunami that hit northeastern Japan on March 11.

Operational conditions at Daihatsu between the time of the disaster and March 29 are shown below.

Daihatsu Operations

March 14 - 20 Vehicle production was halted at all plants of the Daihatsu Group (Daihatsu Motor and Daihatsu Motor Kyushu).
March 22 Vehicle production using in-stock parts (parts stored at the plant), including confirmation of operation capabilities and inspection of facilities, were performed at the Oita (Nakatsu) Plant No. 1 of Daihatsu Motor Kyushu.
After March 25
(scheduled)
Oita (Nakatsu) Plant No. 1 of Daihatsu Motor Kyushu will continue production to March 29, except 26 and 27.
Holiday operation will not be done in all Daihatsu Plant. (on March 26 and 27)
Vehicle production using in-stock parts, including confirmation of operation capabilities and inspection of facilities, will be done at the Shiga (Ryuo) Plant between March 28 and 29.
Vehicle production will be halted at the Head (Ikeda) Plant, Kyoto Plant, and the Oita (Nakatsu) Plant No. 2 of Daihatsu Motor Kyushu between March 25 and 29.
March 26 - 27
(Scheduled; Sat. and Sun.)
Vehicle production will be halted at all plants in the Daihatsu Group.
 

Meanwhile, Daihatsu resumed production of after market parts on March 17 and of parts for overseas production (including knocked down parts) on March 21.

Aid for Disaster Sufferers

Daihatsu has decided to make a 30-million yen monetary donation to the Japanese Red Cross Society to aid rescue and relief efforts for disaster sufferers and to help recovery of the disaster area.

All of us at Daihatsu will do all the best efforts to support recovery activities in the region devastated by this disaster.