U.S. CAFE fines handed out for 2005

BMW was the big "winner" in the annual National Highway Traffic Safety Administration "awards" to automakers for failing to meet U.S. fuel economy rules, receiving fines totalling $12 million for 2005 violations of the Corporate Average Fuel Economy rules.
Other winners were DaimlerChrysler (mostly for Mercedes), with $8.5 million, Porsche with $6.4 million, Ferrari with $1.5 million, and Volkswagen, with $3.5 million for its light trucks.

In total, NHTSA pocketed $32 million in CAFE fines for 2005.

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