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Fiat Chrysler to recall 863,000 autos over emissions

AFP  |  Washington 

Fiat will recall nearly 863,000 and sedans that failed to meet federal emissions standards, US regulators announced Wednesday.

The voluntary recall involves models of the Dodge Journey, 200, and sedans as well as the and Jeep Patriot produced for model years 2011 and 2016, according to a statement from the

The scale of the recall means it will be carried out in phases this year, beginning with the oldest vehicles, and owners may continue to drive their vehicles in the meantime, the agency said in a statement.

will replace the catalytic converters on the affected vehicles. The recall comes two months after the agreed to pay US and local authorities for USD 515 million to resolve charges it had installed "defeat devices" on different cars to cheat on emissions tests -- something the company claimed at the time was unintentional.

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First Published: Wed, March 13 2019. 22:51 IST