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Federal Contractor Misconduct Database (FCMD)

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Daimler AG

14 instances of misconduct since 1995 | $1,739.2M in penalties

DaimlerChrysler was formed in 1998 when Daimler-Benz merged with Chrysler Corp. DaimlerChrysler manufactures cars and trucks (brands include Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep and Mercedes-Benz), provides financial services through DaimlerChrysler Financial Services, and owns a major stake in aerospace group EADS (European Aeronautic Defence and Space Company). In 2007, DaimlerChrysler sold Chrysler to private equity firm Cerberus Capital Management. The de-merged company was renamed Daimler AG.

Correspondence Date
Letter to Daimler AG 4/22/2009
FY Rank Contract Awards
2015 N/A $0
2014 N/A $16.6M
2013 N/A $24.8M
2012 N/A $50.1M
2011 N/A $54.9M

14 Instances of Misconduct since 1995

Date Instance Penalty
Total  
7/19/2016 European Truck Producer Cartel
Daimler AG
$1,110,648,134
4/1/2010 Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Criminal Investigation
Daimler AG
$93,600,000
4/1/2010 Foreign Corrupt Practices Act SEC Investigation
Daimler AG
$91,400,000
12/26/2006 Lubitz, et al. v. DaimlerChrysler Corp. (Consumer Class Action)
Daimler AG
$14,500,000
12/21/2006 Clean Air Act Violation (Mercedes)
Daimler AG
$1,200,000
11/22/2006 D’Ulisse v. DaimlerChrysler Corp. (Asbestos)
Daimler AG
$25,000,000
12/21/2005 Clean Air Act Violation (Dodge and Jeep)
Daimler AG
$94,000,000
6/17/2005 Smith, et al. v. DaimlerChrysler Services North America (Equal Credit Opportunity Act Violation)
Daimler AG
$1,800,000
10/6/2003 Securities Class Action
Daimler AG
$300,000,000
8/11/2000 Compensation for WWII Forced Labor
Daimler AG
$0
7/28/2000 Moran v. Chrysler Corp. (Defective Seatbelt)
Daimler AG
$6,700,000
7/19/2000 Delayed Recalls in 1999
Daimler AG
$400,000
3/16/1998 Ornelas v. Chrysler Corp. (Defective Door Latch)
Daimler AG
$0
10/8/1997 Jimenez v. Chrysler Corp. (Defective Door Latch)
Daimler AG
$0

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