Navistar Can't Force Recall Of Competitors' Engines: Judge

Law360, New York (January 19, 2012, 8:21 PM EST) -- A Washington federal judge on Tuesday rejected truck maker Navistar Inc.’s bid to force the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to recall several competitors’ model year 2010 trucks because their engines weren’t properly tested for nitrogen oxide emissions.

In granting summary judgment to the EPA, U.S. District Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly said the agency had not yet made a relevant determination as to whether the diesel engines, which incorporate a method known as selective catalyst reduction to limit the amount of nitrogen oxide released into the atmosphere, comply...
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