Mitsubishi Motors has cash to weather scandal, but brand reputation hurt againFri, 29, Apr 2016
Mitsubishi Motors' market value and Japanese orders have halved since it admitted last week to rigging fuel economy tests, but with more than $4 billion in cash and low debt, the automaker should contain the potential damages.
Mitsubishi says 2013-17 audit showed no U.S. testing flawsWed, 27, Apr 2016
Mitsubishi Motors, embroiled in a scandal over inflated fuel economy ratings for small cars sold in Japan, said today that an internal audit has found no testing problems with cars sold in the United States between model years 2013 and 2017.
Mitsubishi's existence at risk as fraud case widensWed, 27, Apr 2016
For the second time in about a decade, Mitsubishi faces a scandal that could affect the company's very existence after the automaker admitted improperly testing the fuel economy of its cars over the past 25 years.
Japan to probe car-testing methods after Mitsubishi scandalTue, 26, Apr 2016
Japan will set up a task force to look into measures to prevent irregularities in vehicle testing after Mitsubishi admitted it falsified fuel-economy data to get better ratings for some of its models.
Mitsubishi says fuel test misconduct dates back to 1991Tue, 26, Apr 2016
Mitsubishi said it has improperly tested the fuel economy of its cars for 25 years, deepening a crisis that's already wiped out half its market value. The automaker has formed an external panel of three former prosecutors to investigate falsification of fuel efficiency data.
How Toyota applied the lessons of 2011 quakeMon, 25, Apr 2016
Like all of Japan's automakers, Toyota has spent the five years since the March 2011 disaster strengthening itself for the next crisis. And when it hit this month, Toyota's preparation largely paid off.
Toyota estimates loss in output from Japan quakes at 80,000 vehiclesSun, 24, Apr 2016
Toyota expects to lose 80,000 units of production after shutting down nearly all of its assembly plants in Japan after two killer earthquakes disrupted parts supplies.
If Mitsubishi Motors needs help, group firms may look awayMon, 25, Apr 2016
A decade ago, Japanese automaker Mitsubishi Motors survived a defect cover-up scandal through a bail-out by other Mitsubishi Group companies. Now, facing uncertainty and potential liabilities from a new scandal, it may be on its own.
Quake fallout leads GM to idle four plantsMon, 25, Apr 2016
General Motors said it will temporarily close four North American assembly plants as it adjusts to disruptions in the supply chain caused by the earthquakes in Japan.
GM to idle 4 N.A. plants for 2 weeks after Japan quakes disrupt supply chainFri, 22, Apr 2016
General Motors said it will temporarily close four North American assembly plants as the automaker adjusts to disruptions in the supply chain in the wake of last week's deadly Japan earthquakes.
'Shameful' Mitsubishi fraud risks pushing carmaker to brinkThu, 21, Apr 2016
Mitsubishi's disclosure that it manipulated fuel-economy tests risks putting the Japanese carmaker back in a familiar position: needing help from Mitsubishi group companies to stay in business.
Former supplier executive to serve 18 months in U.S. for price fixingWed, 20, Apr 2016
A former high-ranking executive with Japanese supplier Nishikawa Rubber has pleaded guilty and will serve 18 months in a U.S. prison for his role in fixing the prices of automotive body sealing products, the U.S. Department of Justice said today.