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Daimler to recall 2.6 million Mercedes-Benz cars in China

/ 05:34 PM March 12, 2021
Daimler to recall 2.6 million Mercedes-Benz cars in China

FILE PHOTO: An emblem of Mercedes-Benz is seen on a car’s hood at the Beijing International Automotive Exhibition, or Auto China show, in Beijing, China September 27, 2020. REUTERS/Tingshu Wang

BEIJING German luxury automaker Daimler will recall 2.6 million Mercedes-Benz vehicles in China due to a software design issue, the country’s market regulator said Friday.

The software may fail to communicate a vehicle’s correct location in the event of a crash, China’s State Administration for Market Regulation said in a statement. Daimler declined to comment further on the recall.

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Last month, Mercedes-Benz USA said it was recalling 1.29 million vehicles sold since 2016 for a similar reason.

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