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Company: Mercedes-Benz USA LLC
Current Parent CompanyMercedes-Benz Group
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Penalty: $700,000,000
Year: 2021
Date: September 20, 2021
Offense Group: environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: environmental violation
Violation Description: Mercedes-Benz agreed to an settlement worth an estimated $700 million to resolve class action litigation concerning the sale of vehicles with emissions-cheating software.
Level of Government: federal
Action Type: private litigation
Court: District of New Jersey
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Case ID: 2:16cv881
Case Name: Lynevych v. Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: settlement
HQ Country of Current Parent: Germany
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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