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Cummins Inc. Agrees to Pay $1.675 Billion Penalty for Installing Defeat Devices on Pickup Trucks to Bypass Emissions Tests

Cummins Inc. has agreed to pay a $1.675 billion penalty to settle claims by regulators that the company unlawfully altered 1 million 2013-2019 Ram 2500 and 3500 pickup truck engines to bypass emissions tests. The penalty is the largest civil penalty the Justice Department has secured under the Clear Air Act and second largest environmental penalty ever secured. Cummins has also agreed to implement a comprehensive compliance program and be subject to independent oversight for a period of three years.