Japan transport ministry raids two Nissan Motor plants concerning improper checks

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Japan’s transport ministry stated on Wednesday it had performed spot examinations at 2 plants producing Nissan Motor vehicles as part of an investigation into final checks, days after abnormalities forced the company to 1.2 million cars in the country. The two inspections on Tuesday followed examinations at four more factories last week, the ministry stated. […]

Nissan to recall 1.2 million cars in Japan due to unauthorized inspections

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Nissan Motor prepares to recall 1.2 million cars in Japan after it found final vehicle evaluations were not performed by authorized professionals, it stated on Monday. Japan’s second-biggest car maker said the recall would cost it around 25 billion yen ($222 million) to re-inspect vehicles produced for the domestic market from October 2014 to September […]