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Fiat Chrysler Is Expected to Pay Nearly $650 Million in Emissions Case

Jan 09, 2019 - The New York Times

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has agreed to pay nearly $650 million to settle lawsuits over its use of illegal engine-control software on diesel vehicles that produced false results on emissions tests, two people briefed on the matter said Wednesday.

The Justice Department sued the company in 2017 over the Environmental Protection Agency’s finding that it had used illegal software that turned off pollution controls under certain driving conditions. The E.P.A. contended that the software enab...