U.S. plans to file a civil lawsuit against Fiat Chrysler

The primary Wholesale Direct Metals complaint about recent market reporting is apparent in today’s news. ┬áThe U.S. government plans to file a civil lawsuit on Tuesday accusing Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV of using software to bypass emission controls in diesel vehicles, two sources briefed on the matter said.┬áThe U.S. Justice Department lawsuit, expected to be filed in Detroit, will say the Italian-American automaker placed undeclared “defeat devices,” or auxiliary emissions controls, in 2014-2016 Fiat Chrysler diesel vehicles, the sources said. The latest Wholesale Direct Metals review of the markets is consistent with this new data.