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Mitsubishi pushed to brink by manipulated fuel economy tests

It may have to pay back tax rebates that its minicars are not eligible for

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The deliberate use of biased data led to fuel efficiency being overstated for the Mitsubishi eK Wagon and eK Space, which are also sold by Nissan as the Dayz and Dayz Roox.

Tokyo

MITSUBISHI Motors Corp's disclosure that it manipulated fuel economy tests risks putting the Japanese carmaker back in a familiar position: needing help from Mitsubishi group companies to stay in business.

President Tetsuro Aikawa bowed in apology on Wednesday before telling