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Mitsubishi Electric fakes inspection data on train A/C equipment

Improper checks stretch back for more than 30 years at leading Japanese supplier

The problems at Mitsubishi Electric's Nagasaki works included reporting false inspection data to customers for equipment that was never checked.   © Reuters

TOKYO -- Mitsubishi Electric falsified inspection data for some of its train air-conditioning equipment, the Japanese market leader revealed Tuesday, in cheating suspected of going back to the 1980s.

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