Akebono Brake Industry Co., Ltd., an automobile parts manufacturer, announced that it had tampered with 114,000 items, which is more than half of the 190,000 items of inspection data related to the durability of brakes delivered to automobile manufacturers.
Of these, more than 4,900 cases were reported to 10 domestic automobile manufacturers by pretending that the inspection values did not meet the standards set by the automobile manufacturers but did. about it.
The company says, "We have determined that there is no problem with the performance of the product."
The company was aware of the tampering in November, but it was announced about two years after it was discovered.