Manufacturing

Nissan cites staff shortage for improper plant tests

Nissan blamed a lack of trained staff for improper inspections at Japan factories and will increase the number of inspectors to improve compliance.

UPDATED: 11/16/17 7:53 am ET - adds details

Subaru sees $177 million in costs linked to Japan inspection scandal

Subaru said it was recalling 395,000 vehicles in Japan and that it expected to incur about $177 million in costs related to improper final inspection procedures at domestic plants.

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