Peugeot, Citroen charged with diesel emissions fraudPosted On: Jun. 11, 2021 9:43 AM CST
French investigators have charged Dutch automaker Stellantis NV’s subsidiaries Peugeot SA and Automobiles Citroen for their alleged involvement in the dieselgate scandal and have ordered them to pay €18 million ($22 million) in bail, Bloomberg Quint reported. Citroen and Peugeot are accused of consumer fraud in connection with the sale of Euro 5 diesel vehicles in France between 2009 and 2015. Carmakers are being investigated as part of a larger probe into the alleged use of cheating devices during diesel emission tests.