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Company: DaimlerChrysler Corporation
Current Parent CompanyStellantis
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Penalty: $94,000,000
Year: 2005
Date: December 21, 2005
Offense Group: environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: air pollution violation
Mega-ScandalEmissions Cheating
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 Current Parent: Netherlands
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: motor vehicles
Specific Industry of Current Parent: motor vehicles
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