The implementation of border controls between the German and the Czech and Austrian border crossings risk disturbances in automotive industry production plants soon.
Sigrid de Vries, CLEPA Secretary General highlights, “Europe’s automotive suppliers are concerned about recent announcements on border closures and intensified inspections. These measures result in disruption at Europe’s internal borders and critical delays in the supply chain.
Mercedes-Benz is recalling almost 1.3 M cars in the US and possibly many more throughout Europe to fix the mandatory emergency call system fitted since 2018.
Safety engineers found that when activated in some cases the emergency services would be sent to the wrong location of an accident and the software has to be reprogrammed.