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Five German car manufacturers to recall 630,000 vehicles


Five German car manufacturers are poised to recall more than 600,00 vehicles to rectify problems with diesel emissions management software.

Audi, Mercedes-Benz, Opel, Porsche and Volkswagen are to recall the vehicles, after
German officials ordered a probe into on a broad range of vehicles as part of a broader investigation into high levels of health-threatening nitric oxide diesel emissions.

The recall is aimed to tighten a legal loophole over emissions treatment systems, in order to ensure lower levels of pollution going forward, an official told Reuters.