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Authorities raided Iveco offices searching for ques for Dieselgate

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The German, Italian and Swiss authorities have raided automaker Fiat Chrysler and truck manufacturer Iveco regarding possible manipulation of diesel car emissions. Fiat announces that it fully cooperates with.

It would involve raids at ten different locations in Germany, Italy and Switzerland.

Several vehicles from Fiat, Alfa Romeo, Jeep and Iveco are said to be equipped with technology that makes them appear much more environmentally friendly in test situations than in everyday use. It is not yet clear which models are involved. This type of technology was previously discovered in diesel cars from Volkswagen and Audi, among others.

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has signed an exclusive deal with Waymo from Google parent Alphabet to collaborate on self-driving technology. The goal of the collaboration is to eventually build autonomous delivery vehicles.

The two companies will initially focus on integrating Waymo technology into the Ram ProMaster van. According to Fiat Chrysler CEO Mike Manley, the partnership will be the first to allow self-driving cars to drive on public roads in the real world. The FCA and Waymo deal lasts four years.

Google started developing technology in the field of self-driving cars in 2009. In late 2016, it continued that effort within a separate company called the Waymo.

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