As new digital technologies are getting introduced to Internet connected cars and trucks, it is expected that safety recalls with software enabled defects are likely to grow. It is reported that in 2018 more than 8000000 vehicles got affected because of such defects in software. According to recent automotive defect report these defects are more than 5 times compared to previous year defects. At the same time, it is important to understand defects in software can be updated very quickly compared to hardware defects in the car. artificial intelligence and new better algorithms can be updated as and when they get invented in the lab and get tested to deploy on the field. Such repairs can come at no cost and also may not need any service charges.
In one trial attempt, it was seen that consumers also like the experience of how such over-the-air service was provided.
Such process typically required connecting a toolbox with the vehicles USB data port and then authenticate through your mobile app enabling the update to get implemented and your cab is being service correctly.
Through search system it is also expected that car manufacturers can also comply to their legal applications and notify their consumer's by sending a message or information well in advance about such maintenance and repair requirements.
The Maryland motor vehicle administration reported that after launching the program last year to intimate there consumer's more than one lakh 50,000 drivers resolve their safety calls and they responded immediately after getting such notice.
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