Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Hyundai Motor Company and Kia Motors
Current Parent Company: 
Hyundai Motor
Penalty: 
$41,223,320
Year: 
2016
Date: 
October 27, 2016
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

Hyundai Motor and Kia Motors agreed to pay $41.2 million to settle multistate litigation alleging they misrepresented the mileage and fuel economy ratings for certain model year 2011, 2012, and 2013 vehicles.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Multistate Attorneys General Case
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
South Korea
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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