This partnership, which currently tracks 3.3 million cars, calls attention to two key trends in collision repair: vehicle data sharing and OEM-insurance partnerships. Here's a brief breakdown of what you need to know.
Hyundai said some Santa Fe vehicles are at risk for the steering wheel breaking away from the steering column, while Ford said Tundras and Sequoias are at risk for having their electronic stability control systems shutting down unexpectedly.
The 2011-2014 Sonata and 2011-2015 Sonata Hybrid recall will begin October 2017 when shops will verify the connections between the seat belt linkages and the pretensioners, and additionally install warning labels to prevent future seat belt linkage detachments.
The HDA2 system is considered a Level 2 autonomous feature, similar to Tesla’s Autopilot. The software handles speed and stops in highway driving conditions, and also handles changing to a crossroad, entering a junction, and merging onto a main road automatically when a driver indicates their intent to do so via their turn signal.
The Departed Driver Rescue and Exit Maneuver technology detects the critical situation where the driver departs from controlling the vehicle and it then mitigates the risk of a crash by taking control of the vehicle and guiding it to safety.