Kobe Steel: Aluminum plates ‘meet standards,’ claims Toyota

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By Tom Davis Toyota City, Japan — October 24, 2017 — Toyota has confirmed in a statement that aluminum plates supplied by Kobe Steel with falsified quality data have satisfied safety and durability standards. Toyota Motor Corporation, which is one of the world’s largest automotive manufacturers, released an update regarding its investigation into the impact […]

US Justice Department requests info on Kobe Steel falsified data

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By Tom Davis Tokyo, Japan — October 18, 2017 — The United States Department of Justice has demanded that Kobe Steel provide documentation in regards to its faked product data scandal. The news comes after the company, which is based in Japan, released a statement last week reporting that its aluminum and copper business had […]