Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas Inc. and Hyundai Heavy Industries Co. Ltd.
Current Parent Company: 
Hyundai Heavy Industries
Penalty: 
$47,000,000
Year: 
2019
Date: 
September 19, 2019
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

The settlement resolved allegations that Hyundai sold heavy construction vehicles with diesel engines that were not certified to applicable Clean Air Act emission standards.

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: 
South Korea
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
heavy equipment
Specific Industry of Parent: 
shipbuilding & industrial equipment
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Parent company note: 
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