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Violation Tracker Current Parent Company Summary

Current Parent Company Name: Volkswagen
Ownership Structure: publicly traded
Headquartered in: Germany
Major Industry: motor vehicles
Specific Industry: motor vehicles
Penalty total since 2000$26,203,195,505
Number of records: 112
Top 5 Offense Groups (Groups Defined)Penalty TotalNumber of Records
environment-related offenses$21,652,764,84567
consumer-protection-related offenses$4,100,012,0006
safety-related offenses$333,430,48820
financial offenses$56,250,0002
government-contracting-related offenses$50,000,0001
Top 5 Primary Offense TypesPenalty TotalNumber of Records
air pollution violation$21,591,996,53534
consumer protection violation$4,100,012,0006
product safety violation$332,250,0007
fuel economy (CAFE) violation$60,394,43628
investor protection violation$56,250,0002
Notes: Parent-subsidiary linkages are based on relationships current as of the latest revision listed in the Update Log, which may vary from what was the case when a violation occurred. The penalty totals are adjusted to account for the fact that the individual entries below may include both agency records and settlement announcements for the same case; or else a penalty covering multiple locations may be listed in the individual records for each of the facilities. The totals are also adjusted to reflect cases in which federal and state or local agencies cooperated and issued separate announcements of the outcome. Duplicate or overlapping penalty amounts are marked with an asterisk in the list below.

Links: Subsidy Tracker data on financial assistance to this company by federal, state and local government agencies can be found here.

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CompanyPrimary Offense TypeYearAgencyPenalty Amount sort icon
Volkswagen AGair pollution violation2016EPA$14,700,000,000
Volkswagen Group of Americaair pollution violation2016private lawsuit-federal(*)Penalty amounts marked by an asterisk are ones announced by more than one agency. Parent penalty totals are adjusted to avoid double-counting. $10,033,000,000
Volkswagenair pollution violation2017EPA$4,300,000,000
Volkswagen Group of Americaconsumer protection violation2017FTC$4,000,000,000
Volkswagenair pollution violation2017private lawsuit-federal$1,600,000,000
VOLKSWAGEN OF AMERICAair pollution violation2017EPA(*)Penalty amounts marked by an asterisk are ones announced by more than one agency. Parent penalty totals are adjusted to avoid double-counting. $1,450,000,000
Volkswagenair pollution violation2016MULTI-AG(*)Penalty amounts marked by an asterisk are ones announced by more than one agency. Parent penalty totals are adjusted to avoid double-counting. $570,000,000
Volkswagen AGair pollution violation2016EPA$225,000,000
Volkswagen AGair pollution violation2017MULTI-AG$157,000,000
Navistar International Corporationproduct safety violation2020private lawsuit-federal$135,000,000
Volkswagen AGair pollution violation2019private lawsuit-federal$96,500,000
Volkswagenair pollution violation2016CA-AG$86,000,000
Volkswagen and Audiair pollution violation2023TX-AG$85,000,000
Volkswagen AGair pollution violation2022private lawsuit-federal$80,000,000
Volkswagen Group of Americaair pollution violation2017NJ-DCA$69,000,000
Volkswagenair pollution violation2016CA-AG(*)Penalty amounts marked by an asterisk are ones announced by more than one agency. Parent penalty totals are adjusted to avoid double-counting. $66,000,000
Volkswagen Group of Americaproduct safety violation2020private lawsuit-federal$57,300,000
Navistar Inc.air pollution violation2021EPA$52,000,000
NAVISTARair pollution violation2021EPA$52,000,000
Volkswagenconsumer protection violation2016TX-AG$50,000,000
Navistar Defense LLCFalse Claims Act and related2021DOJ_CIVIL$50,000,000
Volkswagen AGinvestor protection violation2024SEC$48,750,000
Volkswagen Group of Americaproduct safety violation2014private lawsuit-federal$43,000,000
Volkswagen Group of Americaproduct safety violation2021private lawsuit-federal$42,000,000
Volkswagenconsumer protection violation2018AZ-AG$40,000,000
Porsche Cars North America Inc.product safety violation2014private lawsuit-federal$36,000,000
Volkswagen AGair pollution violation2018MD-AG$33,500,000
Volkswagen of Americaair pollution violation2005EPA$27,100,000
Volkswagen Group of Americaproduct safety violation2012private lawsuit-federal$17,900,000
International Truck And Engine Corporationemployment discrimination2007private lawsuit-federal$9,000,000
Volkswagenair pollution violation2018OK-AG$8,500,000
Navistar International Corp.investor protection violation2016SEC$7,500,000
Volkswagen AGconsumer protection violation2018VT-AG$6,500,000
Porsche Cars North America, Inc. et al.air pollution violation2022CA-ARB$6,421,897
F. Porsche AG & Porsche Cars NAair pollution violation2019CA-ARB$5,876,338
Porschefuel economy (CAFE) violation2002NHTSA$4,997,190
Porschefuel economy (CAFE) violation2000NHTSA$4,884,627
Volkswagenfuel economy (CAFE) violation2008NHTSA$4,508,163
Porschefuel economy (CAFE) violation2004NHTSA$4,357,782
Porschefuel economy (CAFE) violation2001NHTSA$3,720,816
Volkswagen AG et al.consumer protection violation2022OH-AG$3,500,000
Volkswagenfuel economy (CAFE) violation2005NHTSA$3,474,372
Porschefuel economy (CAFE) violation2004NHTSA$3,348,609
Porschefuel economy (CAFE) violation2005NHTSA$3,225,453
Porschefuel economy (CAFE) violation2005NHTSA$3,171,564
Porsche AGair pollution violation2020CA-ARB$3,151,540
Porschefuel economy (CAFE) violation2007NHTSA$3,010,519
Porschefuel economy (CAFE) violation2009NHTSA$2,584,588
Porschefuel economy (CAFE) violation2006NHTSA$2,238,082
Porschefuel economy (CAFE) violation2013NHTSA$2,081,442
Navistar, Inc.air pollution violation2020CA-ARB$2,026,800
Porschefuel economy (CAFE) violation2006NHTSA$1,977,250
Porschefuel economy (CAFE) violation2000NHTSA$1,613,865
Porschefuel economy (CAFE) violation2007NHTSA$1,589,346
Porschefuel economy (CAFE) violation2013NHTSA$1,487,145
Porschefuel economy (CAFE) violation2008NHTSA$1,237,500
Volkswagen Group of America et al.air pollution violation2021NH-AG$1,150,000
Porschefuel economy (CAFE) violation2009NHTSA$1,143,995
Volkswagenfuel economy (CAFE) violation2006NHTSA$1,136,669
Porschefuel economy (CAFE) violation2011NHTSA$1,121,373
Volkswagen of America, Inc.air pollution violation2005EPA(*)Penalty amounts marked by an asterisk are ones announced by more than one agency. Parent penalty totals are adjusted to avoid double-counting. $1,115,126
Volkswagen Group Of America, Inc.product safety violation2022private lawsuit-federal$1,050,000
Volkswagenfuel economy (CAFE) violation2007NHTSA$1,007,573
Navistarmotor vehicle safety violation2019NHTSA$1,000,000
Volkswagen AGemployment discrimination2020private lawsuit-federal$995,000
Porschefuel economy (CAFE) violation2013NHTSA$956,241
Porschefuel economy (CAFE) violation2011NHTSA$656,370
INTERNATIONAL TRUCK AND ENGINE CORP.air pollution violation2005EPA$590,960
Volkswagenair pollution violation2004CA-ARB$552,500
International Truck and Engine Corporationwater pollution violation2008WI-AG$317,925
Navistarair pollution violation2008CA-ARB$281,500
Volkswagenfuel economy (CAFE) violation2001NHTSA$276,309
Navistar, Inc. f/k/a International Truck & Engine Corporationair pollution violation2015CA-ARB$250,000
Volkswagenfuel economy (CAFE) violation2001NHTSA$224,840
Porschefuel economy (CAFE) violation2004NHTSA$189,635
Volkswagenfuel economy (CAFE) violation2002NHTSA$173,118
Volkswagen Konzernlogistiks GmbH & Co. OHGmaritime violation2016FMC$170,000
INTERNATIONAL TRUCK AND ENGINE CORPORATIONworkplace safety or health violation2008OSHA$97,000
IC Corporationwage and hour violation2006WHD$79,410
MAN Truck and Bus AGair pollution violation2017CA-ARB$52,500
Volkswagon of America, Inc.labor relations violation2007NLRB$49,000
Navistar International Corporationwage and hour violation2010WHD$47,124
IC Corporationwage and hour violation2006WHD$33,640
Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.wage and hour violation2018WHD$27,507
Volkswagen Group of Americasolid waste violation2013TN-ENV$26,849
Volkswagen Group of America Chattanooga Operations, LLClabor relations violation2016NLRB$20,685
NAVISTAR INCair pollution violation2013IN-ENV$19,000
Navistar Incorporatedhazardous waste violation2017AL-ENV$15,000
NAVISTAR, INC.workplace safety or health violation2009OSHA$13,500
VW Credit, Inc., DBA Volkswagen Creditconsumer protection violation2011NE-DBF$12,000
INTERNATIONAL TRUCK AND ENGINE CORPORATIONworkplace safety or health violation2007OSHA$11,900
Navistar, Inc.benefit plan administrator violation2016EBSA$10,001
Navistar, Incbenefit plan administrator violation2016EBSA$10,001
Navistar, Inc.benefit plan administrator violation2014EBSA$10,001
NAVISTAR FINANCIAL CORPORATIONbenefit plan administrator violation2008EBSA$10,001
IC CORPORATIONbenefit plan administrator violation2008EBSA$10,001
INTERNATIONAL TRUCK AND ENGINE CORPORATIONbenefit plan administrator violation2007EBSA$10,001
International Truck and Engine Corporationair pollution violation2004IL-ENV$10,000
INTERNATIONAL TRUCK AND ENGINE CORP.workplace safety or health violation2006OSHA$9,600
NAVISTAR, INC.workplace safety or health violation2017OSHA$8,398
(*): Penalty amounts marked by an asterisk are ones announced by more than one agency. Parent penalty totals are adjusted to avoid double-counting.