Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Fiat Chrysler
Current Parent Company: 
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles
Penalty: 
$72,500,000
Year: 
2019
Date: 
January 10, 2019
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

Fiat Chrysler and Robert Bosch agreed to pay a total of more than $170 million to settle multistate litigation alleging they illegally altered measurements of vehicle emissions when Fiat installed Bosch electronics designed to evade diesel emission tests. Fiat Chrysler's share was $72.5 million.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Multistate Attorneys General Case
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
United Kingdom
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
motor vehicles
Specific Industry of Parent: 
motor vehicles
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Parent company note: 
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