techkenyot.com
techkenyot.com March 20, 2019


FCA To Pay $800 Million For Its Dirty EcoDiesel Engines

11 January 2019, 03:40 | Hattie Nash

Jeep Grand Cherokee vehicles are seen on a sales lot

Jeep Grand Cherokee vehicles are seen on a sales lot

Fiat Chrysler has agreed to pay as much as $800 million to settle charges that it cheated diesel emissions tests. The multinational auto manufacturer will pay $305 million to the state of California and the federal government, recall around 104,000 vehicles, pay vehicle owners an average of $2,500 in compensation, and pay approximately $78 million in litigation and other penalties.

The vehicles involved in the settlement are the 2014, 2015 and 2016 model year Jeep Grand Cherokee SUVs and Dodge Ram 1500 trucks with 3-liter diesel engines.

Owners of these vehicles will also receive a payment averaging US$2800 ($3900) and an extended warranty. The VW scandal extended to some 11 million other vehicles the company sold worldwide and led to USA criminal charges against eight people. Roughly 100,000 vehicles are affected; of those, more than 13,000 are in California.

Petta Leaked in TamilRockers for Free Downloading. Who is Responsible?
According to an estimate, the movie must touch the 100 crore mark in its journey. Stay tuned with us for all the latest box office report for Petta .

The settlement is scheduled to be announced Thursday by the Justice Department in Washington, the person said.

Wheeler and Deputy Associate Attorney General Jesse Panuccio said the settlement shows that the Trump administration will enforce environmental law and provide a level playing field for the majority of companies that do follow environmental rules and laws.

Fiat Chrysler shares were up 1.2 percent at $15.96 in NY near midday on Thursday.

Rumor: Nokia 6.2 with a punch-hole display & Snapdragon 632 coming soon
Be sure to check out the 360-degree video below and let us know down in the comments on what you think about the latest leak. Below the screen, there's a small amount of bezel with the Nokia logo.

However, under the terms of the settlement, no admission of guilt is required from Fiat Chrysler. Fiat Chrysler has two years to fix 85 percent of the vehicles being recalled, and it will face more penalties if it fails to do so. The company will also pay a $305 (£239 / €265) million civil penalty and "implement a program to mitigate excess pollution from these vehicles".

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency first accused FCA of wrongdoing in January 2017 when it issued a notice alleging the company violated the Clean Air Act with excessive emissions of harmful nitrogen oxide. About 500,000 VW vehicles were involved in the US cheating scandal.

"This settlement is a direct result of the enhanced screening and testing procedures CARB developed to uncover the Volkswagen diesel cheating scandal", said Mary Nichols, chairwoman of the air board, in a prepared statement.

Rajasthan: Newborn decapitated in botched delivery, two hospital employees booked
Health department joint director (Jodhpur) Dr S K Parmar on Thursday rushed to Jaisalmer from Jodhpur to investigate the matter. Later, a team of doctors headed by Dr Ravindra Sankhla operated the victim again and found that the foetus' head is in the womb.

The Justice Department said the settlement does not resolve an ongoing criminal investigation into Fiat Chrysler's conduct.



Other News

Trending Now

IBM Unveils the World’s First Commercial Quantum Computer
The organizations that partner with IBM will get access to its quantum software and cloud-based quantum computing systems. If you want to buy yourself a quantum computer, you'll have to work with IBM, though.

Google Chrome’s Ad Blocker Ready For A Global Launch Starting July 9th
The Coalition is expanding its standards to cover all countries, which has prompted Google's forthcoming Chrome update. Google has been following the Better Ads Standards from the Coalition for Better ads for more than a year.

Marion County hospitals to temporarily restrict visitors due to high flu activity
Thirteen flu-related deaths have been reported nationally by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. For reasons of medical privacy, the department will not be releasing additional information.

Meghan and Harry heading north for first 2019 engagement
Now there have been reports that the show's bosses are attempting to lure her back to acting for one final cameo appearance.

Second generation Mercedes CLA first shown at CES Las Vegas
In 2019, Mercedes-Benz will introduce some of the most fascinating and never seen before products in India . It is essentially a stunted CLS Class with features of the A Class thrown in and reduced interior space.

Longer US government shutdown will hit economy, says Fed chief
At the same time, Powell said there are concerns in financial markets about slowing global growth and rising trade tensions. The Fed has projected two more rate hikes, but Powell is now signaling the Fed will be "patient" on any further hikes.

Jaguar Land Rover to cut 4500 jobs
JLR, which has 44,000 workers in the United Kingdom , had cut almost 1,000 jobs in country in 20018. Chandrasekaran said in late December.

NBA All-Star Game Voting Totals Released Ahead Of Roster Announcement
TNT will reveal All-Star Game starters, including the two captains, on Thursday, Jan. 24 during their pregame show. Current NBA players account for 25 percent of the vote; so does a media panel.

Padraig Harrington takes Ryder Cup captaincy for Europe with some trepidation
Harrington played in the biennial event in six consecutive contests, including winningm teams in 2002, 2004, 2006 and 2010. The Irishman played in six Ryder Cups (four wins) and was vice captain at the last three (Gleneagles, Hazeltine and Paris).

Diana Edulji Recommends "Suspension Till Further Action" For Hardik Pandya, KL Rahul
According to Choudhary, any enquiry that be conducted would need to be done as per the BCCI constitution. However, Rai told PTI that he was not convinced with Pandya's explanation.