Feds Accuse 2 More Fiat Managers Of Emissions Test Fraud

By Stewart Bishop (April 20, 2021, 7:04 PM EDT) -- Two more senior Fiat Chrysler diesel managers were indicted Tuesday on charges of deceiving U.S. regulators about the emissions controls and fuel efficiency of over 100,000 company vehicles sold in the U.S.

In a superseding indictment filed in Michigan federal court, prosecutors charged Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Italy SpA senior diesel managers Sergio Pasini, 43, and Gianluca Sabbioni, 55, both Italian nationals, with Clean Air Act violations and conspiracy.

Also named was senior diesel calibration manager Emanuele Palma, 42, an Italian citizen and Michigan resident who in 2019 was accused of scheming to manipulate the diesel emissions of two car models so...

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