Attorney General Eric Holder listens at right as Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy speaks during a news conference at the Justice Department in Washington on Monday.
November 3, 2014 The companies misstated how efficient 1.2 million of its cars were. The Justice Department, which brought complaints under the Clean Air Act, called the settlement "unprecedented."
The Environmental Protection Agency found Hyundai and its sister company, Kia, overstated the fuel economy ratings on about 900,000 cars.
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November 5, 2012 The Environmental Protection Agency says the two South Korean carmakers, owned by the same parent company, overstated the gas mileage on 900,000 vehicles over the past three years. The automakers say they will reimburse customers by covering the additional fuel costs.
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