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Mitsubishi President resigns amid the mileage scandal

Mitsubishi President resigns amid the mileage scandal

Mitsubishi’s President Tetsuro Aikawa will leave the company, as he takes full responsibility for the fuel-economy scandal. These have been stormy days for the Japanese automotive industry, peaking on Wednesday with two major blows. First, it was Suzuki’s admission of providing uncompliant fuel-economy data to the regulators for all its […]

Nissan considers taking a stake in Mitsubishi

Nissan considers taking a stake in Mitsubishi

Nissan Motors is close to buying an important stake in Mitsubishi Motors and becoming their biggest shareholder. It seems that Nissan is getting ready to exploit Mitsubishi’s current predicament triggered by the manipulation of fuel-consumption data. Both automakers have confirmed that are in some advanced talks over a tie-up, following […]

Mitsubishi misleading fuel data used for other models

Mitsubishi misleading fuel data used for other models

The Japanese automaker said that other models in its lineup may be affected by the mileage manipulation scandal. In an updated briefing over the fuel-readings manipulation, Mitsubishi said that its internal investigation over the matter suggested that running resistance date was improperly calculated in nine other models currently sold in […]

US regulators force Mitsubishi to perform new tests

US regulators force Mitsubishi to perform new tests

Following the mileage manipulation disclosures, the US regulators have ordered Mitsubishi to retest all its vehicles sold in the region. Mitsubishi has said that other models sold outside Japans may have higher fuel figures than the officially reported ones, thus triggering red flags in the United States. And after Volkswagen’s […]

Mitsubishi manipulates fuel data since 1991, sources say

Mitsubishi manipulates fuel data since 1991, sources say

Latest reports indicate that Mitsubishi have used non-compliant fuel economy testing methods in Japan since 1991. The latest scandal in the automotive world starts to show its roots. Mitsubishi has admitted last week that it submitted some unrealistically-low fuel consumption figures to the Japanese regulators for around 625,000 locally sold […]