Kobe Steel plant under inspection by Japan ministry, report saysOct. 23
Subaru completes two new test tracks in JapanOct. 23
Toyota resumes Japan production after typhoonOct. 22
Nissan halts Japan-market outputOct. 23
Nissan's lax inspections started at least 20 years ago, report saysOct. 20
Nissan's inappropriate inspection practices have been going for at least 20 years, Japanese broadcaster NHK said. The report followed a decision by the automaker to suspend domestic vehicle production to address misconduct in its final inspection procedures, which has led to a recall of 1.2 million cars sold in Japan.
Nissan suspends Japanese output for 2 weeks; exports to continueOct. 19
Nissan is suspending domestic production of vehicles for the Japanese market for at least two weeks to address misconduct in its inspection procedures that led to a major recall. Nissan will continue to produce vehicles for export.
Toyota targets 621-mile driving range with fuel cell conceptOct. 18
Nissan used uncertified inspectors in Japan even after misconduct foundOct. 18
U.S. authorities seeking Kobe Steel documents related to data scandalOct. 17
Industry braces for Kobe Steel scandal falloutOct. 16
Kobe scandal shows cost of race to keep improving metalsOct. 13
Behind the scandal engulfing Kobe Steel over the falsification of data for some of the materials it supplied is a harsh reality for Japanese steel companies: the need to provide higher quality metals to compete.