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Daimler recalls millions of Mercedes-Benz diesel vehicles

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German vehicle manufacture ‘automaker’ Daimler has announced it is to recall over three million Mercedes-Benz diesel vehicles across Europe.

The move comes as German authorities investigate the company for allegedly cheating on emissions’ tests since the emission scandal broke out last year.

The German automaker is set to invest $254 million (R3.3 billion) into the recall, which would be free for car owners, the company said on Tuesday. Daimler is seeking to improve its emissions performance in the wake of a public debate over the future of diesel.

The voluntary recall covers almost all of the diesel vehicles made under EU emission standards…