© Reuters. DAIMLER: THE KBA INVESTIGATION ON THE EMISSIONS OF THE MERCEDES VITO
FRANKFURT (Reuters) – The German ministry of Transport announced on Wednesday that it planned to call for a formal hearing of Daimler (DE:DAIGn) in the framework of an investigation on suspicion of fraud in the emissions testing of its model Mercedes-Benz Vito.
Daimler indicated that it was committed in the “technical discussions with the KBA, the supervisory authority of the German automotive industry, on the levels of emissions of polluting gases of about 1,000 vehicles Vito.
The German weekly WirtschaftsWoche he was the first to report that the KBA is considering a formal hearing.
(Edward Taylor and Tom Körkemeier, Juliette Rouillon for French service, edited by Véronique Tison)