Mercedes Parent Forced to Recall 238,000 Diesel Cars Over Deceptive Software

Mercedes-Benz parent Daimler is recalling nearly a quarter of a million diesel vehicles after German regulators accused the company of installing deceptive software designed to trick emission tests. The so-called "defeat device," which keeps emissions low just long enough to gain government certification, is the same tactic that spurred Volkswagen's blockbuster emissions scandal in late...

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