Daimler recalls 774,000 diesel vehicles in Europe because of illegal emissions control devices

Daimler, the parent company of Mercedes-Benz, has been ordered to recall some 774,000 vehicles in Europe after German transportation officials allegedly found up to five illegal emissions control devices on a handful of cars. According to Bloomberg, the German newspaper Bild am Sonntag reported…

VW top brass warned of costs from illegal emissions a month before disclosure, report says

German prosecutors are investigating former Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn and other company officials as part of a wider probe into market manipulation. FRANKFURT — A Volkswagen manager told the then chief executive and other managers that the carmaker’s diesel emissions…