Thread  RSS US says Fiat Chrysler used software to cheat emissions tests



# 14163 8 months ago on Tue, May 23 2017 at 5:14 pm

Hello, forums people. Here's your dose of current events for the day:

The U.S. government is suing Fiat Chrysler, alleging that some of its diesel pickup trucks and Jeep SUVs cheat on emissions tests.

Source - user link on phys.org

Duh, right?

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# 14169 8 months ago on Tue, May 30 2017 at 5:41 pm

Geez. Didn't Volkswagen get caught doing this (or something very similar) some years back?

It doesn't matter if the glass is half empty or half full. There's clearly enough room for more wine.

# 14184 7 months ago on Mon, Jun 12 2017 at 3:19 pm

On Tuesday, May 30th, 2017 at 10:41 pm, SirAuron said:

Geez. Didn't Volkswagen get caught doing this (or something very similar) some years back?

Yep! They actually wrote code in the ECU to detect when it was undergoing a test. The code made the car perform differently, lowering its emissions during the test compared to normal operation. They got in big trouble.

user link on www.sciencedaily.com

73's, KD8FUD

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