Fourth Quarterly Report on Engine Certification Misconduct Recurrence Prevention Measures
Nov 14, 2023
Hino Motors, Ltd. ("Hino") continues to take our Japanese engine certification misconduct issue very seriously, summarized our measures for preventing the recurrence of such misconduct as a "Recurrence Prevention Report in Response to the Correction Order regarding Type-approval Violation," submitted it to the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism ("MLIT"), and has been actively pursuing the measures set forth therein.
In response to the corrective order from MLIT, regarding the progress of our drastic recurrence prevention measures, including the "three reforms" for revitalizing our company, as of the end of September 2023, Hino has submitted the fourth quarterly report to MLIT today, following the third report on August 10, 2023.
In the current quarter, we are unifying the mindsets of executives through off-site meetings for reforming the organizational climate, promoting the interactive communication between executives and employees, and encouraging younger employees and regional offices to work on activities proactively. In addition to these measures, we constantly review our measures for preventing recurrence and implement them thoroughly, to carry out processes for type approval properly.
We are committed to preventing the recurrence of engine certification-related misconduct that caused significant inconvenience to all stakeholders, including customers through the implementation of these reforms. Management will continue take the initiative to effectuate the measures set forth in the Recurrence Prevention Report to prevent such recurrence.