(Bloomberg) — Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV will pay a $70 million fine for failing to report fatalities, injuries and warranty repairs as U.S. safety regulators step up their enforcement in the wake of lapses by automakers in making required disclosures.

The penalty wraps up a second major investigation of Fiat Chrysler by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration this year. In July, the regulator issued a then-record $105 million civil penalty for the company's lagging efforts to address safety defects.

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