United States v. Volvo Powertrain Corp.

ELR Citation: 44 ELR 20161
No(s). 12-5234 (D.C. Cir. Jul 18, 2014)

The D.C. Circuit upheld a $72 million judgment against an automobile manufacturer for violating a consent decree requiring certain model year 2005 engines to comply with EPA’s model-year 2006 nitrogen oxide (NOx) emissions standard. In 1998, EPA alleged that several major engine manufacturers viol...