What? Software to reduce emission controls is illegal? We never knew that.
Germany's auto regulator told Daimler that it would have to recall 42,000 Mercedes-Benz diesel vehicles after the group discovered illegal software on the cars that would reduce the effectiveness of the emissions control system.
He and four others equipped vehicles with emission defeating gear
The former CEO of Adolf Hitler’s favourite car company, Martin Winterkorn .has been charged with serious fraud in Germany for his role in the diesel-rigging scandal that rocked the carmaker and cost it about 29 billion euro ($33 billion).