France probing possible Fiat obstruction over 'Dieselgate' affair: document

France probing possible Fiat obstruction over 'Dieselgate' affair: document

FILE PHOTO: A Fiat logo is seen at a car dealership in Vienna, Austria, May 30, 2017. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader/File Photo
PARIS: Carmaker Fiat Chrysler is subject of a French judicial inquiry over suspected obstruction of a French inquiry into the 'Dieselgate' affair, concerning devices used to cheat on tests over emissions, according to a document obtained by Reuters.Fiat declined to comment on the matter when contacted for comment.Volkswagen's diesel emissions-test cheating exposed by U.S. regulators in 2015 triggered global public outrage, dozens more investigations into test-rigging by the wider industry and a push by some lawmakers to ban diesel and eventually all combustion engines.(Reporting by Emmanuel Jarry and Agnieszka Flak; Writing by Sudip Kar-Gupta; Editing by Brian Love)
Source: Reuters
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