There will be precisely zero new vehicles approved for sale until the EPA gets back to work on emissions testing. Take the total number of days of the shutdown on the day it ends, multiply by 2, and add that to the previous next-best-guess date the order banks were expected to open. Maybe this settlement appeased the EPA gendarmes who were out for a pound of flesh, but you’ll never know because the fight over the border wall is now the rate-limiting step.https://www.consumerreports.org/pic...to-get-money-and-fix-in-emissions-settlement/
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA), the parent company of Jeep and Ram, will pay $800 million to settle claims that its diesel pickup trucks and SUVs cheated on emissions tests. The automaker says it admits no wrongdoing as part of this settlement.