Daihatsu Motor Co., Ltd. has announced that it will resume production on the 18th of next month at its Shiga factory in Ryuo-cho, Shiga Prefecture, for three models, including the gasoline-powered Rocky, for which the government's order to suspend shipments has been lifted.

Daihatsu Motor Co., Ltd. suspended operations at all of its domestic automobile factories in December last year due to issues with fraudulent acquisition of national certification, but compliance with standards has been confirmed and the government has lifted the directive to stop shipments of some vehicle models. We are gradually restarting production.

On the 16th of this month, the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism lifted a new suspension order for the ``Rocky'' gasoline-powered vehicle, the Toyota brand ``Rise'' gasoline-powered vehicle, and the ▽SUBARU brand ``Rex.'' It was announced on the 28th that production of these three models will resume at the Shiga Plant on the 18th of next month.

Daihatsu resumed production of some vehicle models at its Kyoto factory on the 12th of this month, and at its subsidiary Daihatsu Kyushu's Oita factory on the 26th, but the government has instructed that shipments of products such as the mainstay light passenger car ``Tanto'' be suspended. has not been lifted, and the scale of production resumption, including the amount announced this time, remains at around 40% of the total domestic production.

The company has decided to suspend production until at least the 15th of next month for vehicle models for which the government's order to suspend shipments has not been lifted, and there are concerns that this will have a prolonged impact on small and medium-sized business partners. .