CANBERRA – Australians have only 12 more months to buy a Daihatsu, as distributor Toyota Motor Corp. Australia Ltd. says it will pull the brand from the market next year. Daihatsu is the second marque to quit here in the past year. Toyota Australia says it will stop selling Daihatsus after March 31, 2006, a decision that results from an internal study that saw only limited potential for the brand in the face of intensifying competition. Last year, South Korean auto maker GM Daewoo Auto ...
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