Mitsubishi Motors sees first loss in eight years amid scandal

Jun 22, 2016

Mitsubishi Motors sees first loss in eight years amid scandal

Mitsubishi Motors Corp. forecast its first loss in eight years after setting aside compensation costs related to manipulating fuel-efficiency ratings and falsifying test data. Net loss in the year ending March 31 will probably be ¥145 billion ($1.4 billion), the company said in a ...

Jun 11, 2016

Japan to toughen measures against mileage manipulation

The transport ministry’s working group on Friday released a set of measures to prevent any new manipulation of data on vehicles’ fuel economy, including the introduction of punishment. The move came after Mitsubishi Motors Corp. admitted manipulating fuel economy data and Suzuki Motor Corp. ...

Jun 10, 2016

New measures aimed at preventing repeat of fuel-testing data scandals

Transport minister Keiichi Ishii unveiled a set of measures Friday to prevent a repeat of the fuel economy test scandals that have engulfed several automakers in Japan. The measures include short-notice inspections when automakers collect vehicle fuel economy data, according to Ishii, who announced ...

Jun 6, 2016

Suzuki, MMC hit by minicar sales slump

Two Suzuki Motor Corp. minicar models were among the top 10 best-selling vehicles in Japan in May, but sales were still down on last year amid revelations of improper fuel-testing methods, industry data released Monday showed. The auto manufacturer, which revealed the same month ...