“Germany goes to EU with accusation of Fiat emissions cheating”
Germany has accused Italian carmaker Fiat of using illegal software for its emissions treatment systems, according to a Reuters report. A transport ministry letter to the European Commission, seen by Reuters, said that tests by German authorities could prove the "illegal use of a device to switch off exhaust treatment systems" and urged the Commission to consult with Italian authorities to resolve the issue. A Fiat spokeswoman said that the company's cars conform to current emissions rules and do not contain so-called defeat devices.
Read the report in English here.