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Company: Hyundai Motor America
Current Parent CompanyHyundai Motor
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Penalty: $1,300,000,000
Year: 2021
Date: May 10, 2021
Offense Group: safety-related offenses
Primary Offense: product safety violation
Secondary Offense: motor vehicle safety violation
Violation Description: Hyundai Motor America agreed to a settlement worth up to $1.3 billion to settle a consolidated class of claims that Hyundai and its subsidiary Kia sold vehicles with defective engines that could catch fire.
Level of Government: federal
Action Type: private litigation
Court: Central District of California
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Case ID: 8:17cv838
Case Name: In Re: Kia Engine Litigation
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: settlement
HQ Country of Current Parent: South Korea
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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