Flawed Fuel-Efficiency Test in 2.1 Million Suzuki Cars
Suzuki Motor Corp. Chairman and Chief Executive Osamu Suzuki, center, bows with president Toshihiro Suzuki, right, and vice president Osamu Honda during a press conference in Tokyo, Wednesday, 18 May  2016. (Photo: AP)
Suzuki Motor Corp. Chairman and Chief Executive Osamu Suzuki, center, bows with president Toshihiro Suzuki, right, and vice president Osamu Honda during a press conference in Tokyo, Wednesday, 18 May 2016. (Photo: AP)

Flawed Fuel-Efficiency Test in 2.1 Million Suzuki Cars

  • Shares of Suzuki Motor Corp. plunged 11 percent in the Tokyo stock exchange after the company admitted it used improper fuel economy testing methods that affected 2.1 million cars.

  • This could impact Suzuki’s India operations as nearly half of the Suzuki’s sales happen in India. Shares of Maruti tanked 4 percent, hit by the scandal.

  • This comes just days after another Japanese automotive major, Mitsubishi Motors, pleaded guilty to having fudged the fuel efficiency data.

(With inputs from Reuters)

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