Chrysler to Pay $800M to Settle Emissions Cheating Suit

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By Nicholas Sakelaris

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has agreed to pay nearly $800 million to settle lawsuits over illegal emission-control software, and must recall more than 100,000 vehicles as part of the deal, court documents showed Thursday.

The U.S. Department of Justice announced the settlement Thursday, marking the second time in four years that a major automaker has used software to circumvent emission tests. Volkswagen paid a $25 billion settlement with the department after admitting to installing software

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