Nissan admits falsifying emissions tests

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Nissan has admitted that results from exhaust emissions tests on cars built at most of its Japanese factories have been deliberately falsified.

The firm did not disclose how many cars were involved, but said emissions and fuel economy tests had “deviated from the prescribed testing environment”.

The carmaker added that inspection reports had been “based on altered measurement values”.

Nissan pledged there would be a “full and comprehensive investigation”.

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