Jun 11, 2018

Daimler forced to recall Mercedes with defeat devices

The German government has ordered car maker Daimler to recall 238,000 vehicles in Germany after they were found to be fitted with unauthorised emissions defeat devices. In all 774,000 diesel vehicles contain the devices, and Daimler said it would recall them all. "The government will order 238,000 Daimler vehicles to be immediately recalled Germany-wide because of unauthorised defeat devices," Germany's Transport Ministry said in a statement. Daimler refused to elaborate on where the other vehicles would be recalled. Confirming the recall, Daimler said the legality of the software would still need to be clarified.

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