Kobe Steel said to seek loan as shareholder offers supportOct. 30
Kobe Steel is seeking $440 million in loans from banks, a report said as rival Nippon Steel, a shareholder in Kobe, said it was ready to offer assistance as the company grapples with a scandal over falsified product specifications.
U.S. authorities seeking Kobe Steel documents related to data scandalOct. 17
Stumped by steel? Tesla may struggle with weldingOct. 16
Industry braces for Kobe Steel scandal falloutOct. 16
U.S. seeks to include steel, aluminum in NAFTA autos rulesOct. 13
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 admits it may have faked data on more productsOct. 11
The scandal engulfing Kobe Steel deepened as the steel maker said it may have falsified data about two more products, intensifying concern that compromised material found its way into cars, trains and aircraft.