TOKYO (Reuters) – Nissan Motor Co Ltd said it would hold a news conference on Friday to provide an update on the investigation into improper final inspection procedures – an issue that has led to the recall of 1.2 million vehicles in Japan.
Chief Executive Officer Hiroto Saikawa and Chief Competitive Officer Yasuhiro Yamauchi will attend the 4:30 p.m. (0730 GMT) briefing, at Nissan’s headquarters in Yokohama, Japan’s second-biggest automaker said.
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Saikawa is scheduled to brief the transport ministry on its findings ahead of the news conference.
Last month, Nissan issued the 1.2 million-vehicle recall – including all passenger cars it produced for sale in Japan over the past three years – after discovering that uncertified inspectors were for decades signing off on vehicle checks required by the transport ministry for cars sold in Japan.
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As a result, Nissan suspended production of all vehicles for the domestic market for around three weeks, resuming output at its six Japanese assembly plants...
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