Italy becomes latest EU member state to be accused of failing to regulate use of devices that mask emissions

The EU has launched legal action against Italy over claims it overlooked attempts by Fiat Chrysler to cheat on diesel emission tests.

Italy has become the latest member state to be accused by the European commission – the EU’s executive body – of ignoring the installation of so-called defeat devices in cars, in a scandal that continues to reveal both the alleged illegal practices of major manufacturers and the weakness of national regulators.

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Source: Guardian Climate Change