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Diesel Engine Maker Cummins Will Pay a Record $1.675 Billion Emissions Settlement

Diesel engine manufacturer Cummins has agreed to pay $1.675 billion to settle civil cases brought against the company by the U.S. Department of Justice and the state of California for allegedly skirting emissions laws.

The DOJ announced the civil penalty in a press release Wednesday, noting the fine is the largest ever handed down for alleged violations of the Clean Air Act.

The feds accused Cummins of illegally installing “defeat devices” used to jam or bypass emission sensors and software in several hundred thousand engines.

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