Environmental Protection Agency Accuses Fiat Chrysler of Cheating Diesel Emissions Laws

Diesel Emissions Fraud

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued a notice of violation to Fiat Chrysler Automobiles for allegedly cheating on federal emissions standards and contributing to pollution, in violation of the Clean Air Act. At least 104,000 diesel vehicles have allegedly been programmed with secret software that allowed for illegal excess emissions of nitrogen oxides. These vehicles include light-duty model year 2014, 2015, and 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokees and Dodge Ram 1500 trucks equipped with 3.0-liter diesel engines sold in the United States. [Read more…]

Jeep Rollaway Transmission Problems to Get Accelerated Fix from Fiat Chrysler

Jeep Rollaway E-Shift Slip Recall Fix

As reported by Reuters and other news outlets, Fiat Chrysler has announced its intention to speed up the creation and provision of a software fix to address rollaway risks in over 1 million affected vehicles, including the Jeep Grand Cherokee implicated in the recent tragic death of actor Anton Yelchin. [Read more…]