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President Yasuyuki Yoshinaga apologizes during a news conference Friday in Tokyo.
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Subaru's faulty inspection regime was standard practice

Scandal overlaps with Nissan's in more ways than one

| Japan

TOKYO -- Subaru's admission Friday that unauthorized workers performed final vehicle inspections comes amid an all-too similar scandal embroiling Nissan Motor. Subaru's dubious practices were so ingrained that the company failed to specify clear rules against them.

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