Reply to post: Re: What motivation car manufacturers ?

Auto manufacturers are asleep at the wheel when it comes to security

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Re: What motivation car manufacturers ?

I would guess that the motivation will be when Insurers sue Manufacturers.

They won't.

Insurance premiums are calculated based on the probability of the insurance co. needing to pay out, and this probability depends on a couple of factors such as the area you live in, yearly mileage, your personal claim history and, indeed, make, model and even colour of the car. If it's one that's easy to steal and (therefore) popular with the car-nicking crowd, premiums will become a factor in not buying that car, and the manufacturer will either drop the price or fix the problem, or in an extreme case drop the model.

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