Fiat's $307M Emissions Cheat Deal OK'd, Plus $66M To Attys

Law360, San Francisco (May 3, 2019, 8:37 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge Friday approved Fiat Chrysler's $307 million deal to end allegations it equipped diesel vehicles with emissions-cheating devices, along with an additional $66 million for plaintiffs' attorneys, saying he's anxious to get the deal "on the road" and get the fixes done.

A federal judge approved a $307 million deal to settle claims that Fiat Chrysler Automobiles illegally outfitted certain vehicles with software that enabled them to cheat emissions standards. (AP) During a hearing in San Francisco, U.S. District Judge Edward Chen said he reviewed the three objections to the settlement filed by class members, who complained that...

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