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FRANKFURT — Daimler faces an review of 40,000 diesel Mercedes Vito vans and 80,000 C-class cars for probable unlawful program that authorised a vehicles to evacuate additional wickedness though detection, Bild am Sonntag reported, citing no sources.

Daimler has submitted a program refurbish for a engines for regulatory approval, a German weekly paper pronounced on Sunday.

The news comes after German engine management KBA this week systematic Daimler to recall around 6,300 Vito vans propitious with 1.6-liter diesel Euro-6 engines globally since of engine control facilities to revoke empty emissions that KBA pronounced breached regulations.

Daimler pronounced it was auxiliary entirely with KBA though would interest opposite a Vito remember preference and quarrel it in court, if necessary.

German Transport Minister Andreas Scheuer summoned Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche to a assembly during a method to plead a Vito recall.

Bild reported on Friday that Daimler also faces a remember sequence for some-more than 600,000 diesel-engine vehicles including C-class and G-class models.

Since opposition Volkswagen certified in 2015 to intrigue U.S. emissions tests, German automakers including VW, Daimler and BMW have faced a recoil opposite diesel record in that they have invested billions of euros.

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