VW-US subsidiary Navistar pays millions in emissions comparison

Released on 26. 10. 2021

  • A Navistar flag flies in front of the company headquarters of the truck manufacturer in Illinois. Photo: Tannen Maury

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The US truck subsidiary of Volkswagen undertakes to impose a civil penalty of 52 million US dollars. In addition, Navistar wants to withdraw older diesel engines.

Washington / Lisle (dpa) – Volkswagen’s US truck subsidiary Navistar pays a million-dollar fine to settle legal proceedings for violating emissions regulations.

As part of a settlement, Navistar had undertaken to impose a civil penalty of 52 Millions of US dollars (approx -Justice Department and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in Washington.

In addition, Navistar has agreed to withdraw older diesel engines from circulation. The company has since 52 illegally imported diesel engines for heavy-duty trucks that do not meet the requirements of the environmental agency EPA complied, the judicial authority said.

Already 2015 the US government had brought charges against Navistar in the matter. According to the information, it was all about 2021 diesel units that did not meet the emission standards. The Volkswagen Group has taken over the US truck manufacturer Navistar through its commercial vehicle holding company Traton with effect from July 1st.

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