The deselect-2: Nissan has admitted to falsifying tests on harmful emissions into the atmosphere
Immediately after the announcement the stock fell by 4.6 percent.
Nissan has admitted that he found at most of its plants in Japan, falsified data on emissions of harmful gases into the atmosphere. We are talking about the falsification of the results of tests 1,2 thousand cars of various models.
– Methods of tests for harmful substances in the exhaust gases and the efficiency of the engines substantially different from the prescribed norms. Falsified data were entered in the final reporting of tests – said in a statement.
Nissan claims to have conducted repeated tests and came to the conclusion that all of its cars except sports GT-R, fully meet Japanese standards. What’s wrong with the GT-R in Nissan explained.
To find out who is behind the fake tests, Nissan has employed one of the leading law firms in Japan Nishimura & Asahi. Data about the falsification of the company was transferred to the Ministry of land, infrastructure, transport and tourism.
Immediately after the announcement the stock fell by 4.6 percent – the biggest fall over the past two years.
In 2017, it became clear that the final test of Nissan cars was carried out by staff without the necessary qualifications. Since then, the company withdrew from the market about 1.2 million cars.
The story of disilicate
The scandal, which journalists called “desligada”, extends to 2015. The US authorities initiated an investigation, during which the German concern Volkswagen was forced to admit that the cars were built software that reduced test data about the amount of harmful gases. Worldwide sold 11 million such vehicles. Pollution by exhaust gases of the diesel Volkswagen cars in 40 times exceeded the permissible limits. Because of the scandal worldwide sales of cars of concern fell 2%, while during the previous 13 years, the company showed sales growth.
18 June as part of the diesel scandal have detained the General Director of the German automotive company Audi Rupert Stadler. 25 Jun 2018 goal, the court fined Volkswagen for € 1 billion. The money will go to upgrading the Internet and hospitals in Germany.