Frankfurt am Main — Next week, German transport authorities will recall thousands more Daimler and Volkswagen (VW) vehicles, Der Spiegel magazine reported on Friday, as the massive emissions cheating scandal that has engulfed the sector for more than two years shows no sign of going away. VW in particular is still struggling to come to terms with the so-called "dieselgate" scandal, which erupted in late 2015 after it admitted to fitting millions of diesel engines worldwide with software to distort data on the amount of poisonous gases they were emitting. But Der Spiegel said that the KBA vehicle licensing authority is now set to recall some Mercedes-Benz Vito vans produced by Daimler, as well. The suspicions this time concern a software device that regulates the amount of a special fluid known as AdBlue used in the engines to neutralise harmful nitrogen oxides (NOx). Nitrogen oxides are poisonous, can contribute to acid rain and suffocating smog and can cause breathing problems and ...

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