Toyota, Mitsubishi scramble to check parts after Steel Scandal


After Kobe Steel said Sunday that it had falsified data related to strength and durability of some aluminum and copper products, customers including Toyota and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries said they are investigating the impact on safety of their products.

While Kobe Steel said the products were delivered to more than 200 companies, it didn’t disclose their names. According to data compiled by Bloomberg, customers that rank among the top 10 include Shinso, Mitsubishi, General Motors and Ford, Nissan Honda and Alconix. It isn’t clear yet if all of them received materials linked to falsified data. READ MORE HERE