JapantoyotaDaihatsu Industries, an automobile subsidiary, was revealed to have used false information to obtain national certification. Today it announced a reshuffle of the management team. The original chairman and president resigned. Masahiro Inoue will head Toyota Motor Central and South America Division. Serve as the new president. Toyota Kyushu Branch Vice President Kuwada officially serves as Vice President.
New President Masahiro Inoue will take office on March 1. “After becoming president, what I think about is the inconvenience caused to our customers, dealers, suppliers, countries and regions,” he said at a news conference in the afternoon. Daihatsu is a company with a history and employs more than 40,000 people. Employees. It will be a big problem to continue to work with these unresolved issues. I will do my best to lead Daihatsu back to strength.”
Daihatsu Motor Co., Ltd. is a subsidiary of Toyota Motor Co., Ltd. and has a 30% market share in the light vehicle market. Daihatsu’s advantage lies in the development and production of light vehicles and small cars. In addition to joint research and development with Toyota, it also embraces contract manufacturing.
However, Daihatsu’s cars did not go through the required crash safety testing procedures and they used false information to obtain national certification. Following an investigation by a third-party committee, new data falsifications were discovered. Daihatsu decided to suspend shipments and sales of all cars at home and abroad. Kind
The investigation found that fraudulent information may have been used by Daihatsu in 1989. Of the 25 items inspected, there were 174 frauds, involving a total of 64 vehicle models. Not only Daihatsu’s own models, but also OEM models for Toyota, Mazda and Subaru.
The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism of Japan examined three models of Daihatsu Grand Max, Toyota Town Ace and Mazda Bongo. National certification was revoked on January 26 after it was confirmed that testing data was inaccurate.
To ensure that the fraud does not happen again, Daihatsu submitted a report to the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism on February 9, detailing three issues including “corporate culture reform”, “operational reform”, and “product and service”. Commitments were proposed. Development Reforms”.
Specific measures include, the schedule will be adjusted to increase the overall development time by 1.4 times to ensure that there is sufficient work time at each stage of the vehicle development process. Furthermore, to fully understand the company’s internal risks and compliance with regulations, a new department called “GRC Promotion Department (Temporary)” will be set up. This department will collect and control information from each department, and will also establish a unit to evaluate and manage decision making.