German ministry says 774,000 Mercedes cars contain unauthorized software

3:48 PM ET Mon, 11 June 2018

Germany's Transport Ministry ordered Daimler to recall 238,000 cars in Germany because of unauthorized defeat devices. Mercedes-Benz C-Class and models with diesel engines and a sports utility variant of the sedan were the main models found to be at fault. Daimler has pledged to work on removing the devices and to cooperate with authorities.