Battle between Piech, Porsche families highlighted in German documentaryOct. 20
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.
GM to settle state ignition-switch litigation claims for $120 millionOct. 19
Toyota, Honda, Mazda say hoods containing Kobe aluminum are safeOct. 19
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.