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Re: Nissan corporate news

Thu Oct 05, 2017 1:20 am

^^^
That isn't that terrible, but it seems rather unusual for all vehicles sold to a given country for several years to be ALL recalled.

Nissan suspected of forging inspection documents: reports:
https://www.yahoo.com/news/nissan-suspe ... 59889.html

The below has a clickbait title. I'm not sure the language about the inspection in the article constitutes a "raid".
https://www.autoblog.com/2017/10/04/jap ... an-plants/

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Re: Nissan corporate news

Sat Oct 14, 2017 2:44 pm

Nissan gets approval to expand Tennessee battery plant:
http://www.greencarreports.com/news/111 ... tery-plant

Weird, in light of the planned sale of the AESC JV to the Chinese (GSR Capital). Perhaps the latter wants the expansion and they figure this is a way of having it done more quickly/ahead of time?

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Re: Nissan corporate news

Thu Oct 19, 2017 7:18 am

="cwerdna"
That isn't that terrible, but it seems rather unusual for all vehicles sold to a given country for several years to be ALL recalled.

Nissan suspected of forging inspection documents: reports...

Today's news indicates Nissan has a big problem.

But the underlying question in my mind is, why are uncertified vehicle inspectors good enough for export markets, but not for JDM sales?

Nissan to suspend domestic production of cars for Japan market

Japan’s second-largest automaker said it would stop production of domestic market vehicles at all six of its Japanese plants to reconfigure their inspection lines.

That came after Nissan admitted uncertified technicians had continued to perform final vehicle checks even after it had said it had strengthened control of its inspection processes when the issue first came to light late last month....

Japan’s transport ministry said this month it had discovered that uncertified technicians at plants producing Nissan vehicles were using the stamps of certified technicians to sign off on final vehicle inspections, in violation of ministry guidelines.

As a result, Nissan has recalled vehicles to re-do final inspections on issues including steering radius and braking and acceleration capabilities, at a cost of around 25 billion yen ($222 million).

While Nissan has said the misconduct has no impact on the quality of its vehicles, it has raised questions about how closely rules are followed at its production plants, while also dealing a blow to its reputation at home...

Nissan will continue to produce vehicles for export in Japan, including its popular Rogue SUV crossover model and the battery-electric Leaf, as the certification process for final inspections does not apply to vehicles shipped overseas...

http://www.reuters.com/article/us-nissa ... ss+News%29
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