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Nissan recalls 150,000 vehicles over brakes, steering concerns

Nissan is recalling 150,000 vehicles spanning 11 models in Japan for dubious inspections for brakes and steering.

Nissan Motor Co. Corporate Vice President Seiji Honda told reporters Friday that a recall will be issued next week, and measures will be taken to prevent a recurrence.

The company’s former chairman, Carlos Ghosn, was recently ousted and is in detention for allegedly under-reporting his income.

Nissan said earlier this year that it altered the results of exhaust emissions and fuel economy tests of new vehicles sold in Japan.

Last year, it said it had been carrying out illegal post-production tests at its plants, allowing those who weren’t qualified to routinely conduct tests.

 

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