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VW Deal Sets Marker For Fiat Chrysler's But Mitigation Mandate Narrowed

January 10, 2019
The Obama administration's landmark series of settlements with Volkswagen (VW) for its emissions cheating scandal appears to provide the template for a much smaller deal the Trump administration struck with Fiat Chrysler, though officials appeared to narrow a mitigation requirement to comply with new policy. While the new deal lacks the scope and innovative funding for states to mitigate air emissions that the VW settlements had, it still takes its cue from the VW action to impose tough conditions on...

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