Daimler to recall almost 300,000 cars worldwide because of fire hazards

  • Certain E-Class and CLS models, all of them diesel cars built between 2015 and 2019, have been affected.
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Daimler AG is recalling almost 300,000 cars from Mercedes-Benz worldwide because of fire hazards.

The news, first reported by German blogsite kfz-rueckrufe.de, was confirmed by Daimler spokesman Joerg Howe.

Certain E-Class and CLS models, all of them diesel cars built between 2015 and 2019, have been affected, said Howe.

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Of the 298,000 vehicles affected worldwide, a good 105,000 are on the road in Germany, the blogsite reported citing Germany’s Federal Motor Transport Authority.

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First Published Date: 14 Feb 2020, 10:16 AM IST
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