Daihatsu

Daihatsu Motor Co., Ltd.
Wholly owned subsidiary
IndustryAutomotive
FoundedMarch 1, 1907; 111 years ago (1907-03-01)
HeadquartersOsaka, Japan
Key people
Koichi Ina (Chairman)
Masanori Mitsui (President)
ProductsAutomobiles, engines
Revenue$13.4 billion (2006)
$4 billion (2006)
Number of employees
11,873
ParentToyota Motor Corporation
SubsidiariesDaihatsu.com

Daihatsu Motor Co., Ltd. (ダイハツ工業株式会社, Daihatsu Kōgyō Kabushiki-gaisha), trading as Daihatsu, is one of the oldest surviving Japanese internal combustion engine manufacturers, later known for its range of smaller kei models and off-road vehicles. The headquarters are located in Ikeda, Osaka Prefecture.[1] The company is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Toyota Motor Corporation since August 2016.

Name

The name "Daihatsu" is a combination of the first kanji for Ōsaka (大) and the first of the word "engine manufacture" (発動機製造, hatsudōki seizō). In the new combination the reading of the "大" is changed from "ō" to "dai", giving "dai hatsu".[2]

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한국어: 다이하쓰
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中文: 大發工業