“Nissan will stop production in Japan for two weeks and drop to 1.16 million vehicles

– Japanese automaker Nissan Motor on for two weeks will suspend all production in Japan and will withdraw about 1.16 million cars – all the cars produced in the country since the beginning of 2014.

Such measures are associated with impairment in quality inspection of cars at its Japanese plants. Earlier in the course of the audit it was identified that a number of factories passed the final test production lines, which are not meant for this, and as a result, the machine was inspected employees who have not passed the necessary certification.

The recall of cars will not affect exported to other countries products because it was the result of a specific law, applicable only in Japan.

Chief Executive officer, Nissan, Hiroto Saikawa said that car production is suspended in order to at this time to make changes in the construction of the inspection conveyors and to increase the number of certified inspectors.

According to the company, the cost of remediation will be approximately 25 billion yen ($225 million).

Shares of Nissan in the course of trading on Thursday rose by 0.8%.

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