J.D. Power and Associates released its 2013 U.S. Automotive Emerging Technologies Study today.
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While the decision has already been delayed numerous times, NHTSA is expected to to deliver a ruling on mandatory back-up cameras by the end of the month.
With how advanced technology has come in just the last few years, consumers are paying more attention to safety features than what a vehicle’s infotainment system has to offer.
The Japanese Earthquake disaster of March 11, 2011, has wreaked havoc all around the world and has affected Volkswagen by interrupting supply of their backup cameras. Consumers that want a rear view camera fitted to their VW may have to wait for shipments to resume.
The VW models affected include the CC Lux Plus, Lux Limited and VR6, all Touraeg models and the Tiguan SEL with premium navigation. On VW salesman said the German automaker is on the hunt for a new supplier. When Volkswagen was approached for an official statement, they said the matter was being investigated.