Mitsubishi Materials has admitted that three of its subsidiaries falsified data on rubber sealing – a key manufacturing component in airplanes, but also nuclear power plants. It joins a list of penitents that includes Kobe Steel, Nissan and Subaru.
Japanese car giant Honda has announced it will close its only car plant in Britain in 2021. Several carmakers have announced plans to trim UK operations, with concerns that a no-deal Brexit could disrupt supply lines.
The French carmaker has appointed Michelin's Jean-Dominique Senard as its new chairman and Thierry Bollore as its new chief executive. Carlos Ghosn resigned from both roles earlier on Thursday.
The British monarch could be whisked away to a secret location if disorder was to break out, UK media reported. The chance of a no-deal Brexit has prompted businesses, people and the government to make contingency plans.
The Japanese automaker has accused the once-praised former executive of misusing a "significant amount of the company's funds." Nissan's criminal complaint followed fresh charges against Ghosn from Tokyo prosecutors.
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