Daimler AG has brought in an outside firm to review its internal records for any sign of cheating on emission tests for diesel engines sold in the U.S. and the European Union.
The auditing firm of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu was hired to help with an internal investigation into its diesel-engine emissions technology requested by the U.S. Department of Justice, the luxury car maker said.
The Delotte Touche review is specifically designed to see if Daimler used any devices to manipulate emissions tests. Volkswagen AG has admitted installing software that did so and faces billions in dollars in fines and court cases. (more…)