Kobe Steel data scandal

Kansai Electric Power is delaying the restart of the Nos. 3 and 4 reactors at its Oi power plant in Fukui Prefecture.

Kobe Steel fraud delays Japan's plans to restart reactors

Data falsification mess spreads to country's weakened electric suppliers

  • Kobe Steel to lose industry certification for another product

    Second type of copper pipe to be disqualified due to data falsification

  • Kobe Steel investing to prevent data falsification

    Scandal-ridden steelmaker plans inspection automation, quality control division

  • Kobe Steel, focused on performance, overlooked quality scandal

    Internal probe blames 'closed organizational culture' stifling whistleblowers

  • Kobe Steel trapped in endless chain of scandals

    Diversification strategy and complacency have distracted from efforts to change

  • Scandal clouds prospects for Kobe Steel's turnaround

    Faked aluminum, copper data hits heart of steelmaker's plans to diversify

  • Kobe Steel withdraws profit forecast, halts dividend payouts

    Japan's megabanks said preparing to assist steelmaker as share, bond prices drop

  • Japan's mega banks consider 50bn yen in loans to Kobe Steel

    Troubled steelmaker would use funds if facing difficulty rolling over bonds

  • Kobe Steel to stop dividend payment after facing earnings uncertainty

    Embattled steelmaker to make announcement today when releasing 2Q earnings

  • Atsushi Osanai

    Kobe Steel -- quality trap

    High technical standards could have created room for cheating

  • Kobe Steel products lose Japan's quality seal as scandal widens

    More faked data further undermines trust among industrial clients

  • Kobe Steel finds four new irregularities

    CEO says 525 companies have bought scandal-tainted products

  • Kobe Steel president to call press conference at 3 p.m. in Tokyo

    Hiroya Kawasaki is expected to talk about the recent data falsification scandal

  • Some Kobe Steel clients less forthcoming on safety numbers

    While rail operators offer details on components, carmakers only say parts safe

  • Kobe Steel fesses up to more data cheating

    New cover-up, involvement of more units come to light

  • Kobe Steel falsified data even after internal investigation

    Management failed to notice data fabrication continued

  • Bank of Japan faces dilemma over troubled Kobe Steel bonds

    BOJ might have bought some, getting investors off the hook

  • Mistrust in Kobe Steel persists despite automakers' signoff

    Toyota, Honda among Japan carmakers seeking to soothe consumers' safety concerns

  • Kobe Steel: A century-old company in big trouble

    After pursuing diversification over size, maker faces huge challenge to rebuild

  • Toyota, Mazda, Honda say Kobe Steel aluminum parts are safe

    Announcement is first safety confirmation among automakers in Japan