Volvo's Diesel Engines Break Emissions Law, DOJ Says

Law360, New York (August 24, 2012, 6:04 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of Justice launched a suit against Volvo Construction Equipment AB on Thursday alleging it violated the Clean Air Act by manufacturing and importing more than 250 diesel engines that failed to conform to emissions standards established by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

The DOJ accuses the Swedish company of having manufactured and imported approximately 266 nonroad diesel engines between 2004 and 2006 that were improperly labeled or not covered by certificates of conformity required under the CAA regulations intended to reduce emissions that...
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