Subaru finds misconduct in vehicle inspectionsStaff Writer | October 27, 2017
Subaru used unskilled personnel to conduct vehicle safety inspections at its plant in northern Tokyo, the Nikkei Asian Review reported.
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The practice coincides with that of the Japanese manufacturer Nissan, which earlier this month announced a recall for 1.2 million vehicles in Japan after admitting irregularities in safety inspections of some models.
The affected vehicles underwent safety checks by unqualified personnel, and thus failed to comply with Japanese regulations, according to Nissan, whose alliance with Renault led them to notch the world’s largest car sales numbers during the first half of the year. ■