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Abbrevations: (‘EV’ Electric Vehicle; ‘f/l’ facelift; ‘G’ Generation

Microcar is often defined as being a vehicle with either or wheels of up to 700 cc (UK) powered by either a petrol engine or battery electric hybrid.  In America (US) it is defined as being of 1,000 cc or less !!  Here we are keeping to the current Japanese Government kei-car standard of 660 cc.

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  2010-14 Daihatsu Move Custom 5G ‘LA100/LA110‘ (658ccThumbnail for version as of 04:32, 2 January 2011Thumbnail for version as of 00:19, 27 December 2010

m20  2010-14 Mazda Carol MkVI (658ccThumbnail for version as of 14:33, 24 October 2009Thumbnail for version as of 14:34, 24 October 2009

my48  2010-12 Mitsuoka Like (EVThumbnail for version as of 10:19, 10 June 2014mk27The rearview of Mitsuoka Like (HA3WLDDB).JPG

my100  2010-15 Subaru Lucra (660ccThumbnail for version as of 09:45, 9 May 2010Daihatsu Tanto Exe Custom rear.jpgThumbnail for version as of 01:43, 3 November 2009 2010-18 Subaru Pleo 2G L275F/L285F/L275B/L285B (658ccThumbnail for version as of 02:03, 16 April 2011Thumbnail for version as of 02:05, 16 April 2011 Subaru  Dias  Wagon sam32

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2011:  Toyota launched its first mini-car, the Pixis Spacewhich is a re-badged Daihatsu Move  2011 April 14th:  50.6% of households in Japan now own a kei-car.  For the first time since 1986more than 50% of households in Japan own at least one kei-category vehicle.  The Japan Mini Vehicles Association (JMVA) began tracking the mini vehicles back in 1986, and this is the highest level of ownership ever recorded.

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  2011 Daihatsu DX Concept c5

kc154  2011 Mitsubishi Minicab MiEV (EVThumbnail for version as of 09:40, 15 May 2011Thumbnail for version as of 07:17, 31 October 2009Thumbnail for version as of 18:11, 16 December 2011Thumbnail for version as of 06:19, 13 June 2011Thumbnail for version as of 19:35, 22 October 2012

six782011-13 Nissan Clipper NV100 (660ccThumbnail for version as of 09:10, 2 July 2009Thumbnail for version as of 10:38, 13 January 2009

my100  2011 Subaru Stella 2G (660ccThumbnail for version as of 12:09, 12 December 2014

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2012 April 6th:  The Daihatsu CopenJapan’s last kei-convertible is ending production.  After 10 years of production, there just aren’t enough orders coming in to justify its continued production.

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  2012 Daihatsu D-R Concept c6

Honda-logo.svg  2012-17 Honda N-Box FF 1G (660cc)N BOX(FF)Custom FFN BOX カスタム(FF)N-Box Custom G Turbo Thumbnail for version as of 15:21, 8 December 2011 Honda N-Box SlashRelated image  2012~ Honda N-ONE (660ccThumbnail for version as of 14:01, 7 November 2012Standard 〈FF〉Premium Tourer〈FF〉Premium Tourer〈FF〉N-One PremiumJG1/JG2‘ Thumbnail for version as of 20:44, 7 November 2012

m20  2012-17 Mazda Flair Custom Style/Flair Wagon (660ccThumbnail for version as of 16:42, 9 April 2014Mazda FLAIR WAGON IS Limited (MM21S) rear.JPG

my100  2012-14 Subaru Sambar 7G (660ccThumbnail for version as of 11:11, 23 April 2013Subaru Sambar Van 20130423 02.JPG

  2012 Suzuki Jimny (660ccRelated imageSuzuki Jimny 1.3 Club (2. Facelift) – Heckansicht, 21. Dezember 2013, Düsseldorf.jpgThumbnail for version as of 19:10, 21 December 2013 2012-17 Suzuki Wagon R 5G (660ccThumbnail for version as of 01:06, 19 September 2012Suzuki WagonR FX MH34S Interior.jpgSuzuki WagonR MH34S 02800425.JPG (mild hybridThumbnail for version as of 12:13, 7 October 2012

Related image  2012~ Toyota Pixis (660cc) Pixis Epoch Related imagePixis Joy Related imagePixis JoyPixis JoyPixis JoyPixis JoyPixis Joy S Pixis JoyPixis Mega Related imagePixis Space Related imagePixis Truck Related imagePixis Van Related image

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Related image 2013 Caterham Seven 160/165 (657cc)ct5Image result for caterham seven 160As you turn the steering wheel to pull out, the wheel arches move with the wheels. Eerie is one word - disconcerting is anotherRelated image

  2013 Daihatsu D-R Estate Concept dc1

Related image  2013-2015 Nissan Clipper NT100 (660cc)  Clipper NV100  2013 Nissan Dayz Roox six65 Dayz Roox Highway Star Related image

my100  2013 Subaru Stella (660ccThumbnail for version as of 16:10, 10 December 2012Subaru Stella (LA100F) Rear.jpg Stella Custom RS Turbo (660ccThumbnail for version as of 20:46, 14 June 2013Thumbnail for version as of 21:06, 22 June 2013

  2013 Suzuki Carry 11G (657ccThumbnail for version as of 01:40, 8 May 2014 2013~ Suzuki Spacia (658ccThumbnail for version as of 12:35, 16 June 2013Thumbnail for version as of 12:35, 16 June 2013 Spacia Custom J Style  Spacia Custom TS  Spacia X Limited 

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  2014 Daihatsu Copen Robe/Robe S Type/Xplay 2G (658ccRelated imageRelated imagecop20Related imageRelated imageThumbnail for version as of 19:04, 6 July 2014Thumbnail for version as of 19:04, 6 July 2014 Copen RMZ Concept cop11cop13 Copen XMZ Concept cop12cop14 2014~ Daihatsu Move 6G Custom RS ‘LA150/LA160‘ (658ccImage result for daihatsu move custom 2014~ Daihatsu Wake (658ccThumbnail for version as of 14:16, 20 November 2014Daihatsu WAKE G "SA" (LA700S) rear.JPGThumbnail for version as of 12:56, 18 November 2014

m20  2014~ Mazda Carol MKVII (658ccThumbnail for version as of 15:46, 31 January 2015Mazda CAROL GS (HB36S) rear.JPG

kc154  2014 Mitsubishi Minicab 7G (660cccab10cab11cab13

my100  2014 Subaru Sambar 8G (660cc)Related image

  2014~ Suzuki Alto 8GHA36’ (658ccThumbnail for version as of 16:27, 22 December 2014 Alto Turbo RS Thumbnail for version as of 11:37, 9 July 2015 Alto Van VP HA36S’ (658ccSuzuki ALTO VAN VP (HA36S) front.JPGThumbnail for version as of 05:02, 29 March 2015

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2015 May 30th :  Honda rolls out production of the S660 Roadster in Japan 2015 April 2nd:  Suzuki is recalling 2 million vehicles across the globe, because the ignition switches may begin to smoke.  This recall is limited to the JapaneseEuropean & Australian markets.  Affected vehicles were built between 1998 2009.  There have been no reports of injuries or accidents due to the 67 reported incidentsall of which were in the Japanese market.

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  2015~ Daihatsu Cast Activa/Sport/Style (658ccThumbnail for version as of 11:21, 16 September 2015Related imageRelated image2015 Daihatsu Concepts: Cast Hatchback Type 1c13 Type 2 c14 Type 3 c12 Copen Coupéc7 Copen DR cop19Related image Copen Off-Road Adventurec11 Copen Shooting Brakec9 Hinata Daihatsu Hinata side with door open at the 2015 Tokyo Motor Show Nori Daihatsu Noriori rear three quarter at the 2015 Tokyo Motor Show Tempo Daihatsu Tempo side at the 2015 Tokyo Motor Show 2015 Daihatsu Copen Cero 2G (658ccRelated imageRelated image

Honda-logo.svg   2015 Honda S660 (660ccHonda S660 MugenMY19Thumbnail for version as of 16:56, 31 March 2015Thumbnail for version as of 06:09, 21 November 2017Thumbnail for version as of 16:56, 31 March 2015hs11hs10

kc154  2015 Mitsubishi Minicab 8G (660cc) cab16cab14cab17

Related image 2015~ Nissan Clipper NV100 (660ccNissan NV100 Clipper DX GL Package DR17V Rear 0313.JPG 2015 Nissan Teatro for Dayz Concept tm7

  2015 Suzuki Alto Turbo RS (658ccThumbnail for version as of 11:37, 9 July 2015 Alto Turbo RS Concept cc123cc124 2015 Suzuki Carry 6G (657cc2015 Suzuki Carry Truck DA16T KC 4WD 2015~ Suzuki Lapin 3GHE33S‘ (657ccThumbnail for version as of 14:53, 7 June 2015Related imageSuzuki ALTO Lapin X (HE33S) rear.JPG 2015 Suzuki Mighty Deck Concept tm11

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2016 May:  The resignation of Mitsubishi Motor Corporation (MMC) President Tetsuro Aikawa was announced and Nissan acquired a controlling interest in MMC.  It now hoped to draw a line under the 2006 fuel scandal  2016 June:  Daihatsu becomes a totally owned subsidiary of Toyota.

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  2016 Daihatsu Canbus (658cc

Honda-logo.svg  2016 Honda N WGN (660ccRelated image

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  2017 Daihatsu Concepts: Activa a company you 8217 ve probably forgotten about will bring 11 concepts to 2017 tokyo auto salon - 699380 Beach Cruising Canbus a company you 8217 ve probably forgotten about will bring 11 concepts to 2017 tokyo auto salon - 699381 Beach Cruising Boon a company you 8217 ve probably forgotten about will bring 11 concepts to 2017 tokyo auto salon - 699382 Cross Field Cast Activa a company you 8217 ve probably forgotten about will bring 11 concepts to 2017 tokyo auto salon - 699380 Cross Field Wake  a company you 8217 ve probably forgotten about will bring 11 concepts to 2017 tokyo auto salon - 699379 Grand Custom Move a company you 8217 ve probably forgotten about will bring 11 concepts to 2017 tokyo auto salon - 699385 Grand Custom Tanto a company you 8217 ve probably forgotten about will bring 11 concepts to 2017 tokyo auto salon - 699383 Grand Custom Thor a company you 8217 ve probably forgotten about will bring 11 concepts to 2017 tokyo auto salon - 699384 Sporza Boon a company you 8217 ve probably forgotten about will bring 11 concepts to 2017 tokyo auto salon - 699387 Sporza D Sport (Kopen A Company You've Probably Forgotten About Will Bring 11 Concepts To 2017 Tokyo Auto Salon - 699386 Sporza Move Canbus a company you 8217 ve probably forgotten about will bring 11 concepts to 2017 tokyo auto salon - 699388Sporza Thor a company you 8217 ve probably forgotten about will bring 11 concepts to 2017 tokyo auto salon - 699389

Honda-logo.svg  2017~ Honda N-Box G 2G (660ccHonda N-BOX G・EX Honda SENSING (DBA-JF3).jpg

  2017~ Suzuki Wagon R 6G (660ccThumbnail for version as of 03:55, 9 February 2017Thumbnail for version as of 03:55, 9 February 2017

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