The Federal Motor Transport Authority of Germany (KBA) has recently urged auto car giant Daimler to recall various hundred thousand vehicles for breaking diesel emissions regulations. The makers of Mercedes-Benz vehicles said in a statement that, “We calculate that the recall will concern about a 6-digit figure in reference to the plenty of automobiles impacted. The company added that it would cooperate with the official authorities.”
The KBA has now requested the return of Daimler cars on a number of occasions in the upcoming years after discovering excessive emissions. But, Daimler has loyally pleaded its innocence in the so-called dieselgate scandal that encountered in the year 2015, when Volkswagen determined having installed illegal defeat devices in 11 million diesel cars across the world.
The German carmaker said that Germany’s road traffic regulator KBA has finalized hearings over specific Mercedes-Benz vehicles with OM651 diesel engines meeting standards of Euro 5 emission and had ordered the firm to carry out recalls. It is also reported that a recall of Mercedes-Benz Sprinter cars was closing after KBA warned the luxury vehicle maker that the transporter cars may include some illegal engine management software.
The customers of Mercedes –Benz will be notified in writing over further actions if their car is project to the recall and a software update can be installed, said by the company. “A medium six figure number of vehicles would be impacted by the recall,” said by Daimler.
KBA is looking forward with respective of engine control functionality which were modern but not yet concluded. And thus, more orders from the regulators are not ruled out. The overall earnings would not be further impacted by KBA proceedings. In the month of June, Daimler received a profit warning and also declared an increase of legal provisions by a greatest three-digit million euros price, in order to cover several ongoing governmental improvements and measures related to diesel vehicles.