• Bloomberg


Daihatsu Motor Co. said Monday it plans to raise global output 7 percent in 2008 as it increases sales in overseas markets, including Indonesia and Malaysia.

The nation’s largest minivehicle maker will make 1.47 million vehicles next year. Production in Japan will fall 2 percent to 1.02 million, while output abroad will increase 36 percent to 457,000, according to the Osaka-based firm.

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