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Tokyo, June 03, 2016
Appointment of Additional Member to Special Investigation Committee
Tokyo, June 3, 2016 - Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) announces an additional independent member, Mr. Takehisa Yaegashi, has joined the Special Investigation Committee established on April 25, 2016* in connection with improper conduct in fuel consumption testing for vehicles manufactured by MMC. The Committee now has four members.
As Mr. Yaegashi has in-depth knowledge and experience in automobile development, MMC believes his expert opinion will benefit the Committee's investigation process as well as the Committee's recommendations on countermeasures.
Profile of Mr. Yaegashi:
April 1969
Started at Toyota Motor Corporation
July 1999
Appointed as Executive Board Member of Toyota in charge of vehicle hybrid system development
November 2005
Retired from Toyota
Appointed as Executive Advisory Engineer, Toyota Technical Development Corporation (TTDC)
April 2008
Established Cordia Corporation and became Representative Director
November 2008
Retired from TTDC
November 2008
Representative Director and vehicle environmental technique consultant of Cordia Corporation (current)

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