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Data scandal at troubled Suzuki Motor deepens

Business / Corporate Sep 26, 2018

Data scandal at troubled Suzuki Motor deepens

Suzuki Motor Corp. said Wednesday that the company has falsified preshipment vehicle inspection data, on top of earlier announced improper emissions checks. When announcing the discovery of the improper emissions inspections in August, the company denied any data falsification. According to the latest announcement, however, inspection ...

Business / Corporate Sep 12, 2018

Japan's Kubota admits falsifying data for metal components

Tractor-maker Kubota Corp. said Wednesday it had falsified data for metal rolling components, joining other Japanese manufacturers that have admitted in the past year to faulty inspections or data manipulation. The products were shipped to 85 steel-makers in Japan and abroad, the company said, but ...

Business / Corporate Apr 3, 2018

Mitsubishi Materials exec who oversaw cover-up gets new job

The former president of a Mitsubishi Materials Corp. subsidiary who ordered a cover-up of falsified product-quality data is now working in a new position as a corporate adviser, company officials said Tuesday. Mutsumi Yasutake, the former president of wholly owned unit Diamet Corp., assumed the ...