[email protected] fines two companies $507K for selling illegal aftermarket parts for cars & trucks
California ARB fines two companies $507K for selling illegal aftermarket parts for cars & trucks 19 June 2017 The California Air Resources Board reached settlements with Derive Systems, Inc., and Hypertech, Inc. to resolve violations of the California Health and Safety Code related to the advertising and sales of illegal aftermarket performance parts in California, especially tuner products made for diesel pick-up truck engines. Florida-based Derive Systems, Inc., is the parent company of performance part manufacturer Bully Dog Technologies, LLC. Derive paid $281,840 to resolve the sale of diesel and gasoline aftermarket parts illegally sold by Bully Dog in California from 2010 through 2012. The affected parts replaced original emission components on cars and trucks such as the intake and exhaust systems, or employed different engine calibration software to increase vehicl...