Carmakers accused of false odometer readings SEOUL — The Korean government is investigating domestic automakers on allegations that they are rigging odometers to exaggerate mileage readouts and effectively shorten their warranty periods. A spokesperson says the government is testing all 62 cars marketed in Korea to determine how widespread the practice is. Korean cars typically are covered by a 2-year or 20,000-km (12,800-mile) maintenance program and a 3-year or 60,000-km (38,400-mile) ...

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