AGCO Corporation Case Settles for $77,000

This page last reviewed July 12, 2010

In June 2010, the ARB reached a settlement with AGCO Corporation that included a $77,000 penalty to the California Air Pollution Fund for introducing to commerce and selling uncertified engines without an ARB Executive Order.  An investigation by the ARB showed that between January 1, 2008 and December 27, 2009, AGCO sold (a) non-California certified Model Year (MY) 2008 tractors and windrower engines and (b) sold or introduced in California MY 2009 tractor engines with Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) and, (c) sold in California uncertified MY 2009 non-SCR tractor and windrower engines.  The sale of uncertified engines in California is in violation of Health and Safety Code sections 43151, 43152 and section 43016.  The case settled in June 2010 for $77,000.