Many new vehicles these days come loaded with all kinds of extras, including safety features that should help you avoid a crash. Automatic emergency braking, blind-spot detection, forward-collision warning – the list goes on. But what happens when these ever-more technologically advanced vehicles crash? Experts say the cost to repair all that technology can be hefty. John Van Alstyne, CEO and president of I-Car, a non-profit focused on vehicle repair education, recently provided a jaw-dropping figure during an appearance on Autoline, an industry-focused program, to repair a “left front corner hit” on a Kia K900: $34,000.
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From the Texas Trial Lawyers Association news release.