FCA Referred To French Prosecutor On Dieselgate Charges

Fiat Chrysler is officially in dieselgate trouble in Europe. French investigators referred the carmaker for possible prosecution over abnormal emissions of nitrogen oxide pollutants from some of its diesel engines, Reuters reported today. While many EU states appear to protect their automakers, France is taking a hard stance. Last November, French investigators referred partially state-owned Renault to the prosecutors on similar charges. At around the same time, reports appeared that the French anti-fraud agency DGCCRF was wrapping up its investigation into FCA, “with disturbing results.”

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