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Canadian off-road recreational vehicle manufacturer Bombardier has been fined by the California Air Resources Board. The full story is at BakersfieldNow.com, but here are the bullets:

  • Bombardier was importing recreational vehicles that violated California law
  • The California Air Resources Board was notified by a tip from the EPA
  • Investigators discovered that the company was programming the engines of one of their ATV lines such that buyers could access a high-performance, non-compliant setting by cutting one wire
  • The violation resulted in a fine of $783,000 for Bombardier

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