Suzuki reports emissions and fuel testing “discrepancies”, denies cheating

19th May 2016 | 0 Comments
 
Suzuki reports emissions and fuel testing “discrepancies”, denies cheating
Testing methods for the Hustler and 15 other Suzuki models were reviewed

Following revelations of Mitsubishi Motors Corporation’s use of excessive tyre pressure to influence fuel consumption tests in April, Japan’s Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism sent out surveys to 41 manufacturers whose vehicles possess type certification in Japan. The manufacturers were required to report back on test practices by 18 May. Suzuki shared with the ministry that “some discrepancies” were found between the Ministry’s regulations covering emission and fuel efficiency and the methods it actually uses. Suzuki denies that these incongruities are evidence of data manipulating, cheating or, in its own words, “acts of injustice.”

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