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Peugeot, Citroen charged with diesel emissions fraud

Posted 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.

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