In the U.S., Mitsubishi is hurting because of bad loans and lack of enthusiasm for the product, but in Japan the company put themselves in a huge scandal buy covering up defects in their trucks that have caused injury, one fatal, to drivers. DaimlerChrysler demanded compensation when the situation emerged after it took a stake in Mitsubishi Motors. Mitsubishi gave DCX an undisclosed cash payment and the 20 percent stake in the truck company that they owned. At our count, DCX now holds 85 percent of Fuso.


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