Daihatsu CEO: not working on cheap car with Toyota


TOKYO, Dec 24 (Reuters) - The head of Daihatsu Motor Co said on Thursday his company was not working with parent Toyota Motor Corp on a compact, low-cost car for emerging markets, denying persistent media reports of such a project. But President Teruyuki Minoura, speaking at the launch of the new Tanto Exe microcar in Tokyo, said he saw a big role for Daihatsu to lead development of small and cheaper cars within the Toyota group. (Reporting by Chang-Ran Kim)

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