Mercedes recalls thousands of SUVs over a software error
- The software error could cause a
carto move to one side during a maneuver, increasing crash risks.
- Over 40,000 sport utility cars are being recalled for the software fix that will start in April.
Mercedes-Benz US is recalling thousands of its sport utility vehicles over a program software error that could cause a car to move to one side during a maneuver. The error could increase the risk of a crash, the company said in a filing to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
The company is recalling 41,838 of its cars including certain 2020-2021 GLE450, GLE350 and 2020 GLS450, GLE580, and GLS580 models, according to its filing.Mercedes-Benz AG is not aware of any material damage or personal injury connected to this issue, a company spokesperson told Insider in an email.
The software will be fixed free of charge starting April 13, Mercedes-Benz said in the filing.Earlier this month,
The company told Insider last week that Mercedes-Benz US was not aware of any case of material damage or personal injuries caused by this issue.In January, Mercedes-Benz revealed its new 2022 EQA 250 crossover, its latest electric vehicle model.
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