Chrysler, DOJ Ordered To New Talks In Emissions Suit

Law360 (November 29, 2018, 12:52 PM EST) -- Citing delays in resolving the case, a California federal judge has ordered Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV and the U.S. Department of Justice to meet directly with a court-mandated settlement master to try to reach an agreement to end the government's suit over the auto company's diesel emissions.

In an order signed Wednesday, U.S. District Judge Edward M. Chen told both parties "fully to cooperate and communicate" with the settlement master in the hopes of settling the May 2017 multidistrict suit, in which the government and a proposed class of customers alleged Chrysler duped customers by claiming their cars were environmentally friendly,...

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