Daimler is Recalling hundreds of thousands of cars in Germany

Daimler отзывает сотни тысяч автомобилей в Германии

On diesel models Mercedes Vito, C-class and the GLC discovered a device that can disable the aftertreatment system.

Daimler is Recalling 238 thousand cars in Germany. On Monday, June 11, said the Minister of transport of Germany Andreas Scheuer. Representatives of the group expressed readiness to cooperate, the official said.

Under revocable campaign will get model Vito, C-class and the GLC crossover with diesel engines. Previously, experts of the Federal office of motor transport (KBA) found in automobiles model Vito prohibited device that could disable the system for purification of exhaust gases. As a result, in the workshops was withdrawn 4900 cars of this family, of whom 1370 in Germany.

In may, at a meeting with the head of the concern Dieter Zetsche, the Minister of transport expressed the suspicion that the car models Mercedes could be set forbidden to use the device. For this, the automaker faces a fine in the amount of 3.75 billion euros. The group received an order for two weeks to provide information about models with a similar device.

Yesterday it was reported that in Germany will test emissions from nearly one million cars, Daimler. The press Secretary of the automaker claimed that the investigation does not concern a prohibited device to disable the system for purification of exhaust gases.

Earlier it was reported that Munich prosecutors launched an investigation against the head of Audi. Rupert Stadler is accused of fraud and forgery. His apartment was searched.

Source: Russian service of Deutsche Welle

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