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German ministry says 774,000 Mercedes cars contain unauthorised software

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BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's Transport Ministry said on Monday that 774,000 Mercedes-Benz vehicles in Europe had been found to contain unauthorised software defeat devices and ordered Daimler to recall more than 200,000 cars in Germany.Mercedes-Benz C-Class and Vito models with diesel engines and a sports utility variant of the sedan, known as the GLC, were the main cars found to be at fault, the ministry said. "The government will order 238,000 Daimler vehicles to be immediately recalled Germany-wide because of unauthorised defeat devices," the ministry said in a statement.Germany can only ...

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First Published: Mon, June 11 2018. 22:42 IST
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