News

Nissan discloses more dubious inspections amid Ghosn arrest

Nissan discloses more dubious inspections amid Ghosn arrest
Autos
Men walk in front of the logo of Nissan Motor Co. at its global headquarters in Yokohama near Tokyo, July 26, 2012. (AP / Koji Sasahara)

Published Friday, December 7, 2018 4:07AM EST

TOKYO -- Nissan, the Japanese automaker under scrutiny after its former chairman Carlos Ghosn was arrested on suspicion of financial misconduct, is recalling 150,000 vehicles spanning 11 models in Japan for dubious inspections for brakes and steering.

Nissan Motor Co. Corporate Vice-President Seiji Honda told reporters Friday that a recall will be issued next week, and measures will be taken to prevent a recurrence.

Ghosn is in detention after being arrested Nov. 19 on suspicion of underreporting his income.

Nissan said earlier this year that it altered the results of exhaust emissions and fuel economy tests of new vehicles sold in Japan.

Last year, it said it had been carrying out illegal post-production tests at its plants, allowing those who weren t qualified to routinely conduct tests.
Read more on CTVnews
News Topics :
Similar Articles :
Top Stories
Nissan Chief Executive Carlos Ghosn delivers a speech during the Japanese automaker s presentation at the Tokyo Motor Show in Tokyo on Oct. 28, 2015. AP / Shuji Kajiyama Published...
Business
TOKYO The arrest of Nissan Motor Co. s chairman Carlos Ghosn on charges he underreported his income and misused company funds caused the company s shares to tumble and...
Business
TOKYO—Japanese prosecutors were considering Tuesday whether to file formal charges against Nissan Motor Co.’s chairman Carlos Ghosn amid a probe into allegations he misused company assets and under reported millions of...
Business
Nissan Motor Co. Ltd President and CEO Carlos Ghosn stands next to an all electric Nissan Leaf, Wednesday, May 26, 2010, in Smyrna, Tenn. AP / Mark Humphrey Published Thursday, November...
World
Japanese media are reporting Monday, Nov. 19, 2018, that Carlos Ghosn is being questioned by Tokyo prosecutors on suspicion he falsified his financial reports. Listen TOKYO – Nissan Motor Co.’s...