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Fiat Chrysler diesels spew excess pollution, VW sleuths report

Fiat Chryslers diesel has been reporting an excess of pollution due to diesel in their vehicles. What could this mean for the company at a time when pollution is extremely horrid to our environment. This could mean a return to the drawing boards as everyone else awaits the news to be released.

Key Takeaways:

  • Fiat Chrysler diesel vehicles spewed pollution as much as 20 times the legal limit.
  • There are growing concerns about the ability of diesel engines to satisfy U.S. emissions limits and the extent to which automakers may be working to navigate around them.
  • Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne has said the automaker never set out to cheat emissions tests.

“Fiat Chrysler diesel vehicles spewed pollution as much as 20 times the legal limit, according to testing by the same researchers who first recorded the excess emissions in Volkswagen AG’s diesel cheating scandal.”

https://www.autonews.com/article/20170613/OEM11/170619890/fiat-chrysler-diesels-spew-excess-pollution-vw-sleuths-report