Subaru will shake up its board of directors amid new cases of product data fabrication regarding fuel economy and other vehicle aspects.
Yasuyuki Yoshinaga, the automaker’s president and CEO, will now serve as chairman and will focus on dealing with the misconduct, according to Japan Times. Tomomi Nakamura, the company’s incoming president, will now also serve as Subaru’s CEO, according to a release from Subaru.
Subaru did not comply with regulations on conditions such as car speed and laboratory humidity when it conducted data measurements, according to Japan News. Roughly 927 vehicles were affected by the new violations.
Subaru said in April that mileage and emissions data for new cars were systematically rigged at one of its domestic plants, according to Japan Times. The malpractice may have started around 2002. The violations were discovered through an inspection conducted by the Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Ministry in May.