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In the wake of a fuel economy cheating scandal that has rocked the Japanese automotive industry, Nissan will take a 34 percent controlling stake in Mitsubishi Motors, both companies announced today.
With Mitsubishi Motors beset by a massive fuel economy cheating scandal in Japan, news outlets in that country are reporting that competitor Nissan is in talks to take over the automaker.