Yoshinaga was headed by Subaru from June 2011, the company structure has worked since 1977.
Manipulation of data on emissions for a long time pop up in different automakers. It all started with Volkswagen, and now the wave has reached the Subaru.
The first information on the problem appeared last year, in April, was made public a preliminary investigation. Without waiting for its termination, General Director and President of the Corporation Subaru of Yasuyuki Yoshinaga decided to leave both posts.
Yoshinaga was headed by Subaru from June 2011, the company structure has worked since 1977, rising to the top from the bottom. According to Japanese media Yoshinaga successor will be the current Vice President Tom Nakamura.
The scandal happened after it became known that the inspectors are engineers at the two companies Subaru faked data in the protocols of measurements of harmful emissions of new cars. They customized the numbers to the desired standards, and sometimes tests carried out not according to regulations. An internal investigation revealed that the reviewer had received informal guidance from their managers to adjust the numbers, however, is unknown, was behind all this Yoshinaga.
In early may, the Board, Subaru has issued a formal statement in which the company admitted that from 2012 through 2017 were falsified test data 903 of vehicles produced. However, according to the number of compromised vehicles is more than fifteen hundred and the beginning of this practice may be considerably older.
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