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Data possibly doctored on over 80,000 Mitsubishi Electric systems

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Again with the fraud?...

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Again and again and again YET globally Japan.inc STILL has an untainted brand. Incredible PR and propaganda.

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I have not bought ANY product made by Mitsubishi for over 20 years and never will. My first experience with their failure came in a form of a boot backup floppy disk that lost all data in 2 weeks while being kept in a case in a drawer.

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no surprise - standard operating procedure for many of Japan's largest companies.

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That's disappointing news. Actually, the air conditioner in my living room is probably one of the best items I've bought from Mitsubishi. My Lancer Evo9 too.

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No one seems to have asked how this was discovered. I guess it was a missing hanko

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Mitsubishi Electric sources said safety has not been compromised,

Oh, well that's alright then.

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Melco is quite the black company indeed, it seems. Don't let the cheery celebrity commercials fool you.

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Again and again and again YET globally Japan.inc STILL has an untainted brand. Incredible PR and propaganda.

Mitsubishi at least make a heck of a good vacuum cleaner. We love ours.

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Mitsubishi Electric sources said safety has not been compromised, but the company has reported the matter to the government.

hmmmmmmmmmm

Yo, btw can any of you offer me suggestions for a new air-conditioner? Which one is better among Daikin, Hitachi, Panasonic, Mitsubishi, Fujitsu?

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If Japan conforms to the international standards of accounting and quality-testing, then 90% of Japanese firms will cease to exist.

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If Japan conforms to the international standards of accounting and quality-testing, then 90% of Japanese firms will cease to exist.

Look at this CCP bot lol. Japan is a country where Quality standards are so high that these kind of lapses are a HUGE news. Actually, if this was any other country, Nobody would have cared about something like this. Wanna hear examples?

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Mitsubishi is not a nice company, ever heard of the mines during WWII where they used slave labour, or the Fuso trucks that lost wheels killing children a few years ago, or how about all their rusty Pajero, Lancer and every other car they ever made being rotten with rust, Terrible track record for a disgusting company.

Would never ever buy one of anything they made , or Toshiba for that matter.

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Mitsubishi seems to be going downhill just like Toshiba, selling their stake in wind turbines with Vestas, the loss making Spacejet that burned a billion dollars facing cancellation and now this.

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I think the "news" would be if they didn't. Is there any Japanese company NOT doing this kind of thing these days?

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If Japan conforms to the international standards of accounting and quality-testing, then 90% of Japanese firms will cease to exist.

And yet it's generally the Japanese-made products I've bought in my life that have proved the most reliable - cars, cameras, rice cookers, bicycle gears, TVs, ...

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Sindhoor GKToday  12:23 pm JST

If Japan conforms to the international standards of accounting and quality-testing, then 90% of Japanese firms will cease to exist.

Look at this CCP bot lol. Japan is a country where Quality standards are so high that these kind of lapses are a HUGE news.

This article is incomplete, so you could argue this was a mistake (or lapse). But the truth is that this was intentional, so it's actually a deception or fraud.

http://www.asahi.com/ajw/articles/14385139

https://mainichi.jp/english/articles/20210701/p2a/00m/0bu/008000c

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I am wondering if any of the equipment in question has a failure history? If the products are reliable then there is little harm in reducing the number inspected. Now if there was a high failure rate for that equipment and it was discovered that there were an insufficient number of quality inspections that would be a problem. That detail is missing from the article.

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