Suzuki Says Discrepancies Mar Japanese Emissions Testing

Law360, New York (May 18, 2016, 12:09 PM EDT) -- Suzuki Motor Corp. on Wednesday said an internal investigation prompted by regulatory scrutiny over emissions and fuel efficiency standards has shown “discrepancies” in the testing methods used for 16 car models sold in Japan.

Although the automaker said “acts of injustice” like intentional manipulation of fuel efficiency data did not turn up in the probe, the actual method of testing the cars for gas mileage has not been in line with standards set by Japanese regulatory authority, the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure Transport and Tourism.

Specifically, Suzuki said in a Wednesday statement that the driving resistance required to calculate mileage for...

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