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Mitsubishi Motors has fessed up to "improper conduct in fuel consumption testing" for hundreds of thousands of vehicles spanning four minicar models sold in Japan over the past several of years. The motor company intentionally manipulated the testing method that's required for certification by Japanese law so that it could advertise higher fuel efficiency for certain model vehicles. Affected minicar models include the eK Wagon and eK Space, both manufactured and sold direct by Mitsubishi, and the Dayz and Dayz Roox, which Mitsubishi built and supplied to Nissan Motors Corporation. Over 600,000 vehicles were affected by Mitsubishi's impropriety, including 157,000 it sold direct to consumers and... Read more...