In June, Subaru’s CEO stepped down when the company was found to be falsifying data on fuel economy and emissions.
On Sept. 28, Subaru executives held a news conference to say that the company also cheated on tests of brakes and steering systems.
“For example, in order to confirm the braking ability of rear wheels, inspectors chose to apply not only the brakes, the normal procedure, but also the parking brake at the same time. Conversely, on tests for the parking brake, the foot brake was also activated to improve the braking ability.”
Read more at the Asahi Shimbun newspaper.