Nissan says emissions and fuel economy tests were falsified

Carmaker reveals 19 models sold in Japan were affected by incorrect testing environments

Nissan has said it has found evidence of misconduct relating to exhaust emissions and fuel economy measurements for 19 models sold in Japan.

The Japanese carmaker said on Monday it had discovered the testing environments for emissions and fuel economy in final vehicle inspections at most of its factories in Japan were not in line with requirements, and inspection reports were based on altered measurements.

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