Tag Archives: FiatChrysler

Is Fiat Chrysler Cheating on Emissions Just Like VW?

In September 2015, Volkswagen was exposed. The company had lied to emission regulators about how much pollutants its diesel vehicles emitted, and the consequences shook the entire industry. Fast-forward to now, and VW is paying $4.3 billion in fines and compensation, but the real surprise is that Fiat Chrysler might also get swept up into the dieselgate madness. Did the EPA Just Catch Fiat Chrysler Cheating on Emissions Too? The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is now accusing Fiat Chrysler (FCA) of diesel emissions shenanigans. The federal watchdog says that it has discovered software in FCA diesel light trucks and Jeeps that could affect the vehicles’ emissions. Agency officials say that the software can increase and decrease the level of nitrogen-oxide—a chemical that can harm people’s health—but it’s not quite sure just how far the software goes. FCA denies that the software is a defeat device, and the president of FCA…
Read More »

Posted in Product Liability | Tagged , | Leave a comment