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NHTSA asks automakers for Kobe disclosures

WASHINGTON -- A U.S. auto regulator asked 29 carmakers to disclose if the safety of any of their vehicles or engines containing products supplied by Kobe Steel could be affected by data cheating, according to a letter seen by…

Kobe Steel finds new case of data fabrication

Chris Gallagher, Taiga Uranaka and Yuka ObayashiReuters October 20, 2017 11:50 CET TOKYO -- Kobe Steel said it had found a new case of data fabrication at a subsidiary that cuts and processes steel plate.The company also said on Friday

U.S. Justice Department investigating Kobe Steel

TOKYO — When cheating becomes habitual, the consequences could be costly.Embattled Kobe Steel Ltd said on Tuesday the U.S. Justice Department is asking the steelmaker to provide documents related to its data falsification scandal.That came…