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No further misconduct found at Kobe Steel plant making aluminum for MRJ

2017-11-17 japantimes.co.jp
The transport ministry said Friday its inspection of a Kobe Steel Ltd. plant in Mie Prefecture found no further evidence of misconduct in addition to its data-falsification scandal.

Nissan blames staff shortage for improper tests, plans more inspectors

2017-11-17 in.reuters
YOKOHAMA (Reuters) - Nissan Motor Co Ltd on Friday blamed a staff shortage for improper final inspections at its car plants in Japan for over 20 years, and said it would increase the number of trained staff as part of a plan to improve compliance. (2-0)

Nissan to brief on improper inspection on Friday - Channel NewsAsia

2017-11-17 channelnewsasia
TOKYO: Nissan Motor said it would hold a news conference on Friday to provide an update on the investigation into improper final inspection procedures: an issue that has led to the recall of 1.2 million vehicles in Japan. (2-0)

Nissan to brief on improper inspection issue at 0730 GMT

2017-11-17 reuters
TOKYO (Reuters) - Nissan Motor Co Ltd (7201.T) said it would hold a news conference on Friday to provide an update on the investigation into improper final inspection procedures - an issue that has led to the recall of 1.2 million vehicles in Japan. (2-0)

Automaker Subaru sees US$177 million in costs linked to inspection scandal - Channel NewsAsia

2017-11-17 channelnewsasia
TOKYO: Subaru Corp said it was recalling 395,000 vehicles in Japan and that it expected to incur about 20 billion yen (US$177 million) in costs related to improper final inspection procedures at domestic plants. (2-0)

Subaru recalls 395,000 vehicles over inspection scandal, including the 86

2017-11-16 japantimes.co.jp
Subaru Corp. issued a recall for some 395,000 vehicles on Thursday after it was revealed that the carmaker had allowed unauthorized workers to carry out final inspections at two of its plants for more than 30 years. (6-0)

Kobe Steel plant at centre of false-data scandal loses last quality badge

2017-11-15 in.reuters
TOKYO (Reuters) - The Kobe Steel plant at the centre of a data-falsification scandal that has shaken supply chains around the world has been stripped of all its industrial quality certifications, the Japanese government said on Wednesday. (2-0)

Kobe Steel loses JIS certification for more copper products

2017-11-15 japantimes.co.jp
Kobe Steel Ltd. said Wednesday that the Japanese Industrial Standard certification has been revoked for more of its copper products amid a data fabrication scandal. (6-0)

Kobe Steel plant loses remaining industrial quality badge

2017-11-15 channelnewsasia
A Kobe Steel plant, which is at the center of a data falsification scandal that has roiled supply chains around the world, has been stripped of all its industrial quality certifications, Japan's government said on Wednesday. (2-0)

Kobe Steel's Hatano plant to lose all JIS certifications: Nikkei

2017-11-15 reuters
TOKYO (Reuters) - A unit of Kobe Steel (5406.T) is set to lose all of its Japan Industrial Standards (JIS) certifications at its Hatano plant, including one already revoked last month, the Nikkei reported on Wednesday.

Kobe Steel's Hatano plant to lose all JIS certifications: Nikkei

2017-11-15 channelnewsasia
A unit of Kobe Steel is set to lose all of its Japan Industrial Standards (JIS) certifications at its Hatano plant, including one already revoked last month, the Nikkei reported on Wednesday.

METALS-Shanghai nickel retreats on lacklustre China data

2017-11-14 reuters
SYDNEY, Nov 14 (Reuters) - Chinese nickel futures on Tuesday pulled back, after leading most metals higher earlier in the session, following data from China which pointed to moderating growth over the next few quarters.

METALS-Shanghai nickel leads gainers on bet price still rising

2017-11-14 reuters
SYDNEY, Nov 14 (Reuters) - Chinese nickel futures led gainers in early trading on Tuesday, building on hefty overnight gains in the London market as consumers built positions as a hedge against further price rises.

Olympus whistleblower lands TV deal as Japan faces wave of fresh scandals

2017-11-11 telegraph.co.uk
The British chief executive who exposed a £1.1bn scandal at the heart of Japanese giant Olympus has landed an international TV deal showcasing his dramatic story.

Kobe Steel points finger at careless management, overworked employees in scandal - MarketWatch

2017-11-10 marketwatch
Internal investigation says company has to restore trust to survive product-quality problem that spanned at least a decade