Nissan used uncertified inspectors in Japan even after misconduct foundOct. 18
Nissan said it conducted uncertified vehicle checks as recently as last week even after revealing the widespread misconduct at its domestic factories.
U.S. authorities seeking Kobe Steel documents related to data scandalOct. 17
U.S. authorities are seeking Kobe Steel documents related to the company's data cheating scandal, the Japanese steelmaker said.
Industry braces for Kobe Steel scandal falloutOct. 16
Global automakers and suppliers are scrambling to learn how much trouble they face after the revelation that Kobe Steel falsified inspection data on metals they used.
Halfway house now on hold for HeckerOct. 16
Automotive News and other news organizations noted last week that imprisoned Minnesota megadealer Denny Hecker was moved to a halfway house. He wasn't.
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.
Kobe Steel scandal expands to engines and tiresOct. 13
Kobe Steel's fake data scandal expanded after the company admitted "inappropriate actions" related to steel wire used in engines and to strengthen tires.
Car dealer, pro gambler Billy Walters reports to prisonOct. 11
Mega car dealer Billy Walters is now in federal prison for insider trading. The Federal Bureau of Prisons website lists him as an inmate at a minimum security federal prison camp in Pensacola, Fla.
GM joins Toyota, others checking impact of Kobe Steel data cheatingOct. 12
GM said it is checking whether its cars contain falsely certified parts or components sourced from Kobe Steel, the latest major automaker to be dragged into the widening scandal.
Uber pushed limits of the law. Now comes the reckoningOct. 11
The very attributes that set Uber on a rocket-ship trajectory -- a tendency to ignore rules, to compete with a mix of ferocity and paranoia -- have unleashed forces that are now dragging it back to down to earth.
Former auto dealer Hecker still in prisonOct. 10
Former auto dealer Denny Hecker is still in federal prison, contrary to last week's reports by several news outlets that Hecker was released to a halfway house in Minneapolis.
High-flying Hecker lands at halfway houseOct. 9
Denny Hecker, the Minnesota megadealer and leasing giant who defrauded Chrysler Financial out of millions, is out of prison.
Toyota, Nissan among automakers checking parts hit by metals scandalOct. 10
Japanese automakers including Toyota, Nissan and Mazda are investigating whether falsely labelled products supplied by Kobe Steel have impacted the safety of their cars.