Oregon News: Oregon Plays Key Role in $171 Million Settlement with Fiat Chrysler and Robert Bosch for Environmental Breaches
SALEM, OR – Jan. 11, 2019 – Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum today announced a landmark $171 million settlement with 49 states, the District of Columbia and Guam with Fiat Chrysler and Robert Bosch for equipping, selling or leasing environmentally non-compliant vehicles. Oregon helped lead the investigation, and will receive $7.23 million of the settlement. Fiat Chrysler equipped certain trucks and SUVs with illegal emissions defeat device software. Bosch supplied and helped program the illegal emissions “defeat device” software used by both Fiat Chrysler and Volkswagen in their diesel vehicles.