Fiat Chrysler reiterates
diesel vehicles fully compliant
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[February 07, 2017]
(Reuters) - Fiat Chrysler reiterated its diesel vehicles were fully
compliant with applicable emissions requirements, a spokesman said on
Tuesday after the French authorities referred the carmaker's case for
The FCA spokesman added the group had not yet been informed of the facts
behind the French allegations, but looked forward to having the
opportunity to respond.
He said the company had already provided some information to the French
authorities which showed that the results of some of their tests did not
correspond with those done by the Italian ministry of transport and the
The FCA spokesman said the company had reservations about tests carried
out on a single vehicle sample and according to testing methodologies
the group said were not provided for by current regulations. He added
the carmaker would cooperate with the investigation and remained
confident the matter would be clarified in due course.
(Reporting by Agnieszka Flak, editing by Valentina Za)
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