Mexico’s Federal Environmental Protection Agency (Profepa) announced today that it fined the auto company Kia Motors with the equivalent of $ 378,179 for selling cars without an environmental certificate.
The fine of 7,000,110 Mexican pesos was imposed because this company did not obtain environmental compliance certificates before importing or selling 3,315 vehicles of the Sportage and Rio models.
The environmental authority specified that it was verified that the company imported and sold these 3,315 vehicles without the environmental compliance certificate that certifies compliance with maximum permitted limits.
This is the second that Profepa imposes a sanction on an automotive company in the last two days after on February 16th it fined Peugeot de México with 1.78 million pesos (about $ 96,450) for importing and marketing 81 2015 model vehicles. and 2016.