Subaru aims to reform company culture

Subaru Corp has vowed to improve oversight of its final inspections after revealing uncertified staff carried out tests of new cars for the domestic market for decades, the latest in a slew of scandals...


Kobe Steel seeks loans to counter scandal’s hit

Scandal-hit Kobe Steel, Japan’s third-largest steelmaker, seeks a $440 million bank loan and pulls its forecast for the first annual profit in 3 years. Silvia Antonioli reports. Kobe Steel seeks loans to counter scandal’s...


Japan’s Kobe losing customers because of scandal

Embattled Japanese steelmaker, Kobe, says it has lost customers to competitors because of widespread data falsification. As David Pollard reports, executives have now also admitted that the scandal extended to its mainstream steel sheet...