The Toyota Motor Corporation, renowned for its commitment to quality and safety, is facing a major crisis after its subsidiary, Daihatsu Motor Company, admitted to a shocking deception: falsifying safety test results for over 30 years. This revelation has triggered a halt in Daihatsu's domestic production, casting a dark shadow over the entire Toyota brand and raising serious questions about its ethical practices and regulatory oversight.
Daihatsu, known for its small cars, has taken the drastic step of shutting down all four of its Japanese factories until at least January 2024. This decision, affecting around 9,000 employees, underscores. . .