ARB Reaches a Settlement with Workhorse for $24,000
During May 2004, Mobile Source Enforcement staff discovered that Workhorse had imported six (6) new trucks with diesel engines that were not California certified. At the time of importation, the trucks were already modified for the DHL delivery company. To minimize any economic impact to DHL, and because diesels are engine certified, the ARB agreed to allow Workhorse to replace the engines with California certified diesel engines. Each of the conversions were conducted in Oakland and verified by ARB staff. In addition to the engine retrofit program, the settlement included a payment by Workhorse of $24,000 to the Air Pollution Control Fund.