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Regulators still reviewing Fiat Chrysler diesel vehicle fix - lawyer

Reuters  |  WASHINGTON 

(Reuters) - A U.S. Justice Department lawyer said at a hearing Wednesday it could take "weeks or months" before regulators decide whether to approval a software fix for Automobiles NV diesel vehicles.

In May, the Justice Department sued Chrysler, accusing the Italian-American automaker of illegally using software to bypass emission controls in 104,000 diesel vehicles sold since 2014. hopes regulators will quickly approve the company's proposed software update as part of certifying 2017 diesel models to allow them to go on sale.

(Reporting by David Shepardson; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)

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