Mitsubishi headquarters raided by Japan’s Transport Ministry over fuel-economy scandal

The raid took place after Mitsubishi Motors admitted this week that more models were involved in the fuel-economy scandal

Overdrive September 02, 2016 22:04:18 IST
Mitsubishi headquarters raided by Japan’s Transport Ministry over fuel-economy scandal

The headquarters of Mitsubishi Motors along with its Nagoya plant were raided by officials from Japan’s Transport Ministry. This raid seems to be the fallout of Mitsubishi Motors' admission last week that more of its models were involved in the fuel-economy scandal than what it had earlier stated. Mitsubishi Motors is Japan’s sixth largest car manufacturer.

According to a Reuters report, transport minister Keiichi Ishii told reporters that the government wants to thoroughly investigate the circumstances that led to this situation. He...

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