Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Nissan Motor Company Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Nissan
Penalty: 
$4,400,000
Year: 
2009
Date: 
April 1, 2009
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

The Air Resources Board fined Nissan Motor Company $4.4 million for failing to meet requirements concerning the diagnostic equipment that monitors tailpipe emissions on most of its 2005-2007 models -- more than 450,000 vehicles.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
California Air Resources Board
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
California
HQ Country of Parent: 
Japan
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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