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Fiat Chrysler to pay settlement for cheating emission tests

Jan 11, 2019 - Legal Monitor Worldwide

(JURIST) - Fiat Chrysler agreed Wednesday to pay a settlement of over $500 million dollars regarding allegations over cheating federal and state emission tests.

The consent decree acknowledges that Fiat Chrysler violated Clean Air Act and California law. The decree did not resolve criminal liability nor individual consumer claims regarding the emission scandal.

Fiat Chrysler was ordered to begin a recall program on 100,000 non-compliant diesel vehicles. The company has a two year tim...