In light of Daihatsu’s admission of wrongdoing in crash safety tests conducted for four models, the Malaysian Road Safety Research Institute (Miros) will carry out evaluations of the latest-generation Perodua Axia despite the fact that No crash safety complaints have been received. of vehicle owners, said the institute.
“We have not received any complaints, but we will investigate Perodua’s claims,” Miros chairman Wong Shaw Voon said. free malaysia today. This follows aChairman and CEO Datuk Seri Zainal Abidin Ahmad that their vehicles continue to be safe to drive, and deliveries of the new Perodua Axia will continue and no recall will be issued.
Similarly, UMW Toyota Motor announced thatand a recall will not be issued for the Vios either as there are no issues with the safety standards and quality of the vehicle.
“For customers who have reserved a Toyota Vios or are interested in purchasing one, we would like to reassure them that the model meets all safety regulations and that the quality of the vehicles is not compromised,” said UMWT President Datuk. Ravindran K.
“When we received news of this procedural irregularity from Daihatsu, we immediately contacted these agencies to determine if Perodua Axia’s safety standard was compromised. They assured us that despite Daihatsu’s disclosure, the UN-R95 certification given to the Perodua Axia is intact,” Zainal said.
Toyota’s admission of wrongdoing involved the 2023 Perodua Axia,(Yaris Ativ in Thailand and other markets), and a model yet to be released. More than 88,000 units of the affected models have been sold in Malaysia.