The Japanese manufacturer has also appointed Honda’s former head of network development, John Kennedy, as a consultant to strengthen its recruitment drive.
Currently, Daihatsu has 125 dealers comprising either sales, repair or a full franchise operation. The eventual target is 145 outlets.
New dealer appointments so far this year include M and R Gair in the Shetland Isles, Tremont Garage in Llandrindod Wells and Claude Holman Cars Limited of Truro, Cornwall.
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