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Kobe Steel data scandal Kobe Steel under a klieg light in US over data fakery Disgraced materials maker might end up paying dearly for its sins January 16, 2018 04:02 JST | Japan
TOKYO -- American auto safety authorities are digging deeper into
Kobe Steel's product data falsification scandal and could ultimately impose penalties on the Japanese materials maker.
The Japanese company revealed in 2017 that it had doctored quality data on aluminum and copper parts for years, shipping products short of agreed-to standards without customers' knowledge or consent.
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