TOKYO (AP) – Japan’s ministry of land and transport says it has sent officials to investigate two factories of the automaker Subaru where unqualified workers were inspecting its cars.READ MORE: Sheetz Raises Hourly Wages By $2 For All Employees Permanently, Introduces Summer Stimulus Program
The ministry said Monday that officials conducted on-site inspections at factories in the company’s manufacturing base in Gunma, north of Tokyo.
Subaru said last week it has been carrying out flawed inspections of its Japan-made cars for years. That announcement followed one by Nissan Motor Co., which has recalled more than 1 million domestically made cars because of faulty routine tests.READ MORE: Stacy Smith To Retire From KDKA-TV On May 30
Officials said Monday that a survey of automakers by the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism had found the problem with faulty inspections at only Nissan and Subaru.
Japanese media reported Subaru plans to recall 255,000 cars affected by the inappropriate inspections.MORE NEWS: Reta Mays, Nursing Assistant Who Admitted To Killing 7 Patients At West Virginia VA Hospital To Be Sentenced
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