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Company: IAV GmbH
Penalty: $35,000,000
Year: 2018
Date: December 18, 2018
Offense Group: environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: environmental violation
Mega-ScandalEmissions Cheating
Violation Description: IAV GmbH, a German company that engineers and designs automotive systems, agreed to plead guilty to one criminal felony count and pay a $35 million criminal fine as a result of the company's role in a long-running scheme for Volkswagen AG to sell diesel vehicles in the United States by using a defeat device to cheat on U.S. vehicle emissions tests required by federal law.
Level of Government: federal
Action Type: agency action
Agency: Justice Department Criminal Division
Civil or Criminal Case: criminal
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