Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Mercedes Benz USA
Current Parent Company: 
Daimler
Penalty: 
$20,000,000
Year: 
2019
Date: 
December 18, 2019
Offense Group: 
safety-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
motor vehicle safety violation
Violation Description: 

NHTSA signed a $20 million settlement agreement with Mercedes Benz USA to resolve Audit Query 18-004, which was opened in 2018 to investigate the company's recall reporting and recall execution practices.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
Germany
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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