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Studying possible impact of Kobe Steel issue in India: Toyota

Japan's Kobe Steel has admitted that it sold products that failed quality control tests to about 500 companies

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Studying possible impact of Kobe Steel issue in India: Toyota

Japanese auto major on Monday said it is studying the possible impact in India with regard to supplies by which is mired in a controversy over falsification of data on the quality of its products.

Toyota, Honda, and are major automobile to which had supplied its products.


said its models in India are not affected by the issue.

"Putting utmost priority on the safety of our customers, we are rapidly working to identify which vehicle models might be subject to this situation and what components were used, as well as what effect there might be on individual vehicles," a Kirloskar Motor (TKM) spokesperson told PTI.

At the same time, the company is also considering what measures need to be put in place going forward, the spokesperson added.

When contacted, a India spokesperson said: "We don't have any exposure to across our product portfolio in India."

Queries sent to Motor India and Cars remained unanswered.

Japan's has admitted that it sold products that failed quality control tests to about 500 It falsified data to pass the failed products.

The impacted globally were from across various industrial sectors including aviation, electronics, automobiles and bullet trains.

First Published: Mon, October 16 2017. 18:34 IST
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