Umweltbericht 2018 von Mitsubishi Motors Deutschland

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commitment of top management csr management mitsubishi motorsʼ material issues overview and measures regarding improper cond mitsubishi motors has endeavored to comply fully with requirements and to change attitudes based on self-examination of past quality issues however the serious improper conduct regarding fuel consumption and emissions testing of products manufactured by the company for sale in japan uncovered in april 2016 caused considerable inconvenience to and concern on the part of our stakeholders for this we sincerely apologize we are continuously confirming the implementation status and effects of measures to prevent reoccurrence of improper conduct concerning fuel consumption and emissions and are working to ensure the reliability of those measures we also report quarterly to the ministry of land infrastructure transport and tourism overview background and causes in 2016 we discovered improprieties in the fuel consumption testing data that we submitted to japanʼs ministry of land infrastructure transport and tourism as part of the certification process for the ek wagon and ek space mini-cars developed and manufactured by mitsubishi motors from june 2013 for sale in the japanese market as well as the dayz and dayz roox manufactured by mmc and supplied to nissan motor company we found that testing had been improperly conducted to present better fuel consumption rates than the actual rates and that the test methods used differed from those stipulated by japanese law in response we conducted an investigation of other vehicles manufactured by mitsubishi motors for sale in japan nine currently sold models as well as 20 models manufactured and sold during the past 10 years for which documentation has been retained as a result we found that fuel consumption testing for vehicles for sale in japan had been performed improperly for many years we determined that this improper conduct was the result of multiple factors including inadequate information-sharing between management and development divisions as well as insufficient awareness of compliance an organizational culture that made it difficult for staff to point out issues and personnel remaining in the same departments for long periods specific details of the incident and the background and causes can be found at the following website we did not find that these activities were occurring with vehicles for overseas markets.