Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
DaimlerChrysler Corporation
Current Parent Company: 
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles
Penalty: 
$94,000,000
Year: 
2005
Date: 
December 21, 2005
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

To settle Clean Air Act allegations involving defective emission controls on nearly 1.5 million vehicles, DaimlerChrysler Corporation agreed to spend $90 million on extended warranties and a recall, pay a penalty of $1 million and spend $3 million on a supplementary environmental project.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Environment and Natural Resources Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
United Kingdom
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
motor vehicles
Specific Industry of Parent: 
motor vehicles
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Parent company note: 
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