Daihatsu Motor Co is the oldest Japanese car manufacturer, mostly known for its range of smaller models and off-road vehicles. The Company now manufactures and sells passenger automobiles, commercial automobiles, specialty automobiles, welfare vehicles and environment-friendly automobiles. The headquarters are located in Ikeda, Osaka Prefecture. Daihatsu was formed in 1951 as a successor to Hatsudoki Seizo Co. Ltd, founded in 1907, as part of Hatsudoki's major restructure. Hatsudoki's formation was largely influenced by the Engineering Department's faculty of Osaka University, to develop a gasoline powered engine for small stationary power plants. Since February 1992, Toyota distributes Daihatsu models as part of its North American distribution.
This report offers a summary of the company's performance in 1997-2012. You will find here all the key numbers from the company's balance sheet, income statement and cash flow on the annual basis.
In addition, the report provides information concerning Daihatsu's position on its key markets