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Daihatsu Move acquires JNCAP Advanced Safety Vehicles Plus

Daihatsu Motor Co., Ltd. announced that the Move equipped with the smart assist II, and the Move front seat lift, received the JNCAP Advance Safety Vehicles Plus (ASV+), the highest rating for kei cars, for the first time in the Preventive Safety Performance Assessment.
Daihatsu Tanto

Daihatsu updates Move and Tanto with Smart Assist II safety assistance system

On May 11, Daihatsu Motor Co., Ltd. will release their updated Move and Tanto mini cars.
Daihatsu Move Custom Review: "A quality finish vehicle that is already not a kei-car" by Yoichi Moroboshi

Daihatsu Move Custom Review: "A quality finish vehicle that is already not a kei-car" by Yoichi Moroboshi

Daihatsu Motor Co., Ltd. introduced the sixth generation Move. I test drove the RS Hyper SA, a luxury grade of the Hyper. The Hyper is a new grade added to the sporty Custom lineup.
Daihatsu Move X TURBO SA

Daihatsu Move Review: It is particular about power and user-friendliness by Naoto Shimazaki

The demonstration model is the new Move X TURBO SA grade. It is a model that mounts a highly efficient engine with the plain style of a "non-Custom".
Daihatsu Move X SA

Daihatsu Move Review: "It offers a smooth ride, like you're driving on a thick carpet" by Rumiko Iwasada

I think that they really worked hard on this Move. Although they say that the existing kei cars were devised as an option for those consumers that are switching from standard-sized cars, they are only limited to the design, the interior texture, the steering wheel, and the ergonomic feel of the shift lever. Now, they finally worked on the basics of ride comfort.
Daihatsu's mini car lineup

Daihatsu’s Director Irie expresses optimism despite a challenging uphill climb

On January 29, Daihatsu announced its March 2015 consolidated financial results for nine months ended December 31, 2014 (April to December). Their operating income declined significantly by 47% (from the same period in the previous year) to 51 billion yen due to increased costs for new model releases in Japan as well as intense competition overseas.
Daihatsu Move Custome RS Hyper SA

Daihatsu Move Custom Review: "The prince of the Galapagos" by Takahito Nakamura

The genre called kei-car is unique to Japan. Its body size and engine capacity are limited and its performance is self-regulated. They've created a somehow distorted vehicle.
Daihatsu Move X

Daihatsu Move Review: This is the standard of current kei cars by Takahito Nakamura

The current model is the sixth generation of the Move which was introduced into the market in 1995. Six model changes in 20 years means that the average per generation is less than four years each. This model change cycle is considerably fast.
Daihatsu Move X

Daihatsu Move Launch: Advanced orders two times monthly sales goal at 24,000

Daihatsu announced that the new kei passenger car Move has received 24,000 advanced orders since its December 12 release. This is two times its monthly sales goal.
Daihatsu Move Custom RS Hyper SA

Daihatsu Move Custom Review: A sporty color and a strongly vivid feel by Naoto Shimazaki

I test drove the RS Hyper SA. The newly configured Hyper is a high grade vehicle which exudes a sense of quality and luxury. It appears to be the flagship model of the new Move Custom; the same grade has been prepared for the main event at the test ride event held for the press.
Daihatsu Move X

Photo Feature: New Daihatsu Move Launch, better fuel economy of 2km/l, NA engine cars deliver a fuel economy of 31km/l

Daihatsu Motor Company fully remodeled the kei car Move and launched it on December 12. The new Move, developed as the "best next-gen small vehicle," has better basic performance because of the improved suspension system and the newly-developed lightweight and highly rigid framework.
Daihatsu Move X SA

Daihatsu Move Review: "New design demonstrates practicality and functionality" by Naoto Shimazaki

It's the conventional kei car. Daihatsu managed to transfer the previous generation Move's standing to its latest model. Seeing the finished product made me understand that.
Daihatsu Move Custom RS Hyper

Photo Feature: New Daihatsu Move Launch, new luxury grade Hyper added to Custom

Daihatsu Motor Company fully remodeled the kei car Move, and launched it on December 12. Meanwhile, the new grade Hyper, which pursues high quality and a luxurious feel, has been added to the Move Custom.
Daihatsu Move Custom

New Daihatsu Move Launch: Design based on the Custom

Daihatsu Motor Co. Ltd. unveiled the new Move on December 12. Daihatsu did a facelift and pursued running performance on the said vehicle by incorporating an exclusive suspension and using a new body frame. However, they also took their first ever attempt at its design. This designed was based on the Move Custom.
Daihatsu Move

New Daihatsu Move Launch: We'll defeat bigger passenger cars in points that we can win, says chief engineer

Daihatsu President Masanori Mitsui revealed the three things that the new Move and Move Custom are about: low cost, low fuel consumption, and adoption of advanced equipment. However, these two models are not just about those three things. In fact, Chief Engineer Hidehiko Sudo emphasized their running performance.
Daihatsu Move Welfare vehicle

New Daihatsu Move Launch: Welfare vehicle set as turbo vehicle, also has new lifting mechanism

Daihatsu Motor Co., Ltd. did a facelift on the Move Front Seat Lift, a Friendship Series (Welfare vehicle). They started marketing it on December 12 together with the Move and Move Custom.
Daihatsu Motor Co. Ltd. Move Custom Hyper

New Daihatsu Move Launch: New established highest grade Hyper designed for downsizers

Daihatsu Motor Co. Ltd. released the new Move Custom last December 12, 2014; this was set as the latest and the best grade of the Hyper.
Daihatsu Move

New Daihatsu Move Launch: We aimed for a basic performance on the same level as compact vehicles says Executive Officer Ueda

Daihatsu Motor Co. Ltd. has given the flagship kei car, Move, a facelift and released it on December 12. Executive Officer Toru Ueda, in-charge of the product planning, said, "With this improvement, we aimed at a basic performance on the same level as compact vehicles."
Daihatsu Move

New Daihatsu Move Launch: Resin outer plate increased the degree of freedom in the design

Daihatsu Motor Co. Ltd. has started using resin materials for the parts of the backdoor and the fender of the new Move released last December 12. This is part of the resin-made outer plate that Daihatsu has been promoting the last few years. With this, the freedom of the exterior design has significantly increased.
Masanori Mitsui, President, Daihatsu Motor Company

New Daihatsu Move Launch: Best kei car that pursues the mainstream, says President Mitsui

On December 12, Daihatsu Motor Company launched the all-new Move, its main kei car model. According to this year's plans, Daihatsu aims to sell 12,000 units a month when it comes to the six new models that were introduced this year like the Copen.
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