EU starts legal action against Italy over Fiat Chrysler emissionsStaff Writer | May 17, 2017
The European Commission launched legal action against Italy for failing to respond to allegations of emission-test cheating by Fiat Chrysler.
Auto industry Italy had failed to convince
"The Commission is now formally asking Italy to respond to its concerns that the manufacturer has not sufficiently justified the technical necessity – and thus the legality – of the defeat device used," the Commission said in a statement.
Italy has two months to respond to the Commission's request and may be eventually taken to the European Court of Justice if the answer is found to be unconvincing. ■