Daimler has been required by the German transport ministry to recall 60,000 Mercedes-Benz autos in Germany following the the invention of ‘software program aimed toward distorting emissions checks’, Automotive Information Europe quoted Bild am Sonntag as having reported. This includes the Mercedes-Benz GLK 220 CDI produced between 2012 and 2015, it mentioned.
Daimler has confirmed that the recall was ordered on Friday, nevertheless it will be interesting in opposition to the choice whereas it continues to cooperate with regulators, Automotive Information Europe mentioned. In the meantime, the German transport ministry mentioned that it’s additional increasing investigation into different fashions.
Mercedes-Benz has emerged comparatively unscathed from the Dieselgate emissions testing saga, in comparison with its compatriot Volkswagen, which has weathered huge fines in addition to arrests of its senior personnel. The tristar wasn’t fully off the hook, nevertheless, because the German transport ministry had additionally ordered the Stuttgart marque to recall as much as 774,000 autos throughout Europe for unauthorised software program.
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