Indian of Long Beach Settlement
Indian of Long Beach Settles for $250,000
The Mobile Source Enforcement Section, ARB's Office of Legal Affairs, and the Attorney General's Office negotiated two independent stipulated settlement agreements with Bay Area Custom Cycles and Indian Motorcycle of Long Beach in the amount of $400,000.00. This brings closure for both of these investigations that have been ongoing for over two years.
Indian of Long Beach was alleged to be removing emissions related equipment from new motorcycles before and after they were sold. Indian of Long Beach was found to be liable for the total sum of $250,000.00 in penalties. The Air Resources Board conditionally accepted a payment of $65,000.00 if it was paid within 30 days of settling this case. It was also agreed that the principals/owners/shareholders of Indian of Long Beach, who was also own Nissan of Long Beach, LLC, will seek a California dealers license to sell motorcycles in California for a three (3) year period ending April 1, 2007.