Daimler, which produces Mercedes-Benz and Smart on its own initiative withdraw in Europe more than 3 million vehicles equipped with diesel engines, according to news Agency Bloomberg.
«Public discussion of diesel engines creates uncertainty. So we decided to take additional measures to strengthen the faith of the owners in their diesel cars and diesel technology as a whole», – quotes the newspaper «Vedomosti» the words of Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche.
The Board of Directors of Daimler approved a set of measures to reduce emissions already released cars. Subject to recall almost all Mercedes-Benz diesel engines Euro-5 and Euro-6. In addition, the company summarily will develop two completely new lineup of diesel engines, the statement said Daimler.
Service campaign will cost Daimler about 220 million euros.
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