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Truck maker Hino reveals years of faked emissions data

Workers at Toyota unit switched exhaust components during testing

Hino Motors' data manipulation scandal affects buses and trucks made since 2016.   © Reuters

TOKYO -- Hino Motors said Friday that it has uncovered years of falsified engine data believed to affect as many as about 115,000 vehicles -- double the Toyota Motor subsidiary's annual sales in Japan.

As a result of the investigation, Hino has halted shipments of medium- to heavy-duty trucks and buses with three types of engines linked to the data manipulation.

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