Blog: Dave LeggettMitsubishi's not-so-happy history

Dave Leggett | 20 April 2016

Mitsubishi is in the news today and it reminded me of a bit of history. Some of you may recall the auto industry and Japanese public were stunned when it emerged in the summer of 2000 that Mitsubishi had systematically hid auto defects to avoid recalls for more than 20 years. Police, acting for the Japanese Transportation Ministry following a tip-off, found the evidence of defects and customer complaints in an employee locker room instead of filed away properly.

MMC's locker stuffed with 'bads'

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