How Chrysler, Nissan and Jaguar Land Rover also hiked car spare part prices


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The scandal involving the pricing of automobile spare parts is not confined to France. Mediapart and its journalistic partners have already revealed how, thanks to a software supplied by consultancy firm Accenture, French car makers Renault and PSA Peugeot Citroën amassed 1.5 billion euros in additional revenue by artificially inflating the price of their parts by an average of 15%. Today it can be revealed that the same software was used by three other giants of the automobile industry: the Japanese firm Nissan, Britain's Jaguar Land Rover and the American Chrysler.