Mitsubishi Admits To Falsified Fuel Efficiency Data

By Kali Hays (April 20, 2016, 11:27 AM EDT) -- Mitsubishi Motors Corp. on Wednesday came clean about its recent discovery that certain employees have been intentionally falsifying fuel efficiency rates with illegal testing methods in order to boost the gas mileage of its "mini-car" models, which often entice overseas drivers with purportedly great mileage.

The flubbed mileage testing data was done for Mitsubishi's eK Wagon, eK Space, Dayz and Dayz Roox minicar models — which were marketed as getting up to 71 miles per gallon — and was handed over to Japan's regulatory body, The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism. The Dayz models have also been sold to...

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