The logo of German car maker Volkswagen (VW) is seen at the entrance to a VW branch in Duesseldorf, western Germany, on September 28, 2015. AFP PHOTO / PATRIK STOLLARZ
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Tokyo on Tuesday ordered some of the country's biggest automakers to report on whether their diesel vehicles meet Japanese standards, in the wake of a scandal that saw Volkswagen admit it rigged vehicle software to dupe emissions tests.Japan's transport ministry told four automakers that sell diesel vehicles at home -- Toyota, Nissan, Mazda and Mitsubishi -- along with importers of European brands to report by Friday on whether their vehicles are fitted with the software that can fool pollution tests.Some 230 affected Volkswagen vehicles are known to have been imported by individuals to Japan.
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