Nissan admits falsifying emissions data on cars made in Japan
SEE ALSO :Hotel's bid to end use of plasticsIn addition, it said inspection reports had been drawn up "based on altered measurement values". Nissan's share price dropped 4.56 percent to 1,003.5 yen after it said it would make a statement on exhaust measurements following a report of falsification. It made the statement after the market had closed. The firm vowed a "full and comprehensive investigation" into its latest fake data scandal. Nissan said it had rechecked "reliable" data and confirmed that all vehicles, except the GT-R, had met Japanese safety standards. It did not offer additional information about the GT-R, which the firm describes on its website as a high-performance sports car.
SEE ALSO :Tobiko’s new order against pollution"Nissan has also re-verified log data to confirm that all models subject to sampling tests guarantee the Nissan catalogue specifications for fuel economy, meaning there are no errors within the fuel economy figures disclosed by Nissan," the statement added. In October, Nissan was forced to recall some 1.2 million vehicles after admitting staff without proper authorisation had conducted final inspections on some vehicles intended for the domestic market before they were shipped to dealers.