Car maker Fiat Chrysler will pay more than $700 million from-for suspicions in the use of the software, allowing diesel cars to allocate excess emissions without fixing.
As reports Reuters with reference to sources, Fiat Chrysler will pay $311 million to the U.S. justice Department, about $75 million to the authorities of each state conducting the investigation against the automaker and $280 million to resolve claims of car owners. At the same time, the group denies any wrongdoing on its part, and States that ever developed such software.
It should be noted that in 2017, the U.S. government filed a lawsuit against Fiat Chrysler. In parallel, dozens of car owners have accused the company of understating the emissions by diesel cars. In respect of the automaker several us States have initiated an investigation. In the claims to the company said that it installed illegal software that allows to reduce the emission of harmful substances, allegedly of more than 100 thousand cars sold in the U.S. starting in 2014. In particular we are talking about the Jeep Grand Cherokee and Dodge Ram pickups.
Earlier, Volkswagen received the sentence of the court in the case of disilicate. In Europe in the investigation of disilicate German prosecutors have detained the General Director of the concern Audi. Also EU law enforcement agencies to check the collusion BMW, Daimler and Volkswagen in the framework of the diesel scandal.