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

By BLOOMBERG | 14 February 2020

LONDON: 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.

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.