The German Federal Ministry of Transport said on the same day that the German Federal Motor Vehicle Driving Authority found in the survey that the diesel version of the Mercedes-Benz GLK220CDI sport utility vehicle from 2012 to 2015 did have software fraud.
The German auto industry “emissions gate” scandal broke out in 2015. Starting from the Volkswagen Group, BMW and Daimler have been verified by software to adjust the working state of the diesel engine, so that the nitrogen oxide emissions can reach the standard in the exhaust gas detection state, so as to cover up the truth that the engine is out of the standard under normal driving conditions. .
In June 2018, the German government requested the installation of detection and cheat software, requiring Daimler to recall 238,000 diesel vehicles in Germany. The recalled models mainly include Mercedes-Benz Deterrence Commercial Vehicles and Mercedes-Benz. GLC 220d, C220d models.