DOJ reveals Cummins settlement, mandates recall of 600k Ram trucks.

Cummins accused of illegally installing emissions software to cheat testing.

$1.675B civil penalty, largest under Clean Air Act, plus $325M for remedies.

Cummins' total penalty now exceeds $2B, termed "landmark."

CA AG Rob Bonta sees settlement as a lesson against corporate cheating.

Over a decade, hundreds of thousands of Ram trucks had Cummins engines with bypassing software.

Cummins to conduct nationwide recall of 600k+ noncompliant Ram vehicles.

Stellantis defers comment to Cummins, no additional financial commitments.

Cummins states engines not being recalled stayed within emissions limits.

Settlement includes Cummins supporting projects addressing excess emissions.

Preliminary estimates show Cummins' bypass produced "thousands of tons" of nitrogen oxide emissions.

Clean Air Act, since 1963, mandates compliance for environmental and human health protection.