In Germany dropping the car Daimler Vito

В Германии отзывают автомобили Daimler Vito

Mercedes-Benz Vito Tourer PRO 2014

The corresponding order was given by the Federal office for motor vehicles. Daimler accused of using illegal equipment to disconnect the exhaust.

The Federal Agency for motor transport (KBA) concluded that the Daimler also used illegal equipment to disable the exhaust on some models with a diesel engine.

In this regard, the Agency is ordered to cancel workshops Vito vans with an engine capacity of 1.6 liters and ecological standard Euro-6, Daimler announced on Thursday, may 24, in Stuttgart.

In the message of the automaker stressed that Daimler does not agree with this decision and will contest it. The automaker noted that the CPA long enough explores the vans Vito and came to the conclusion that the software has two functions, engine control does not match current regulations. Daimler, however, does not agree with this conclusion and, if necessary, ready to challenge it in court.

The automaker, however, said that regardless of the upcoming proceedings, he will continue to cooperate with the authorities and fulfill the requirement to replace the disputed software.

Daimler back in the summer of 2017 announced the intention to update the software on more than three million cars. The authorities, however, are still not filed against the automaker charges for using illegal equipment to disable exhaust cleaning.

Source: Russian service of DW


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