Beijing Benz, a subsidiary in China of the German automotive firm Mercedes-Benz, announced today that it will call for review of almost 100,000 vehicles due to defective steering rack, local authorities reported today.
In a statement reproduced by official means, the State Administration for Market Regulation specifies that the number of affected vehicles is 95,694, and that they were manufactured between October 2016 and April 2018.
Among the affected models, some popular ones stand out, such as the Class C and E saloons or the GLC urban off-road vehicle.
The problem in the steering rack could affect the steering wheels of the vehicles, which would pose safety risks.
The company has promised its customers that it will replace the defective parts at no charge.
Beijing Benz, founded in 2005, is a joint venture involving the local company BAIC Motor and Daimler, the parent company of Mercedes-Benz.