Mercedes recalls 1.3 million vehicles due to software error

Mercedes-Benz is recalling over 1.3 million vehicles due to a software bug. In particular, we are talking about

emergency call system. The bug led to the fact that in the event of an accident, rescuers could come to the wrong place.

Mercedes-Benz learned about the problem after the incident inEurope, when the automatic emergency call system sent the wrong vehicle location. An investigation into the incident began in October 2019. After that, the company discovered other similar cases.

Mercedes-Benz is recalling many cars built from 2016 to 2021, including CLA, GLA, GLE, GLS, SLC, A, GT, C, E, S, CLS, SL, B, GLB, GLC and G.

The company said it would notify car owners about the problem and update software systems for free.