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Baltimore sues Hyundai, Kia over theft-prone vehicles, joining other cities

May 12, 2023

Baltimore is joining the growing number of U.S. cities to sue Hyundai and Kia over the auto companies’ failure to install anti-theft software in their vehicles, a flaw that led to a surge in stolen cars and drained police resources, according to the lawsuit. The suit claims the companies cut corners by deciding not to use industry-standard technology in several vehicle models, ultimately passing the costs onto drivers and municipalities that are now dealing with the fallout.

 

Article Source: The Daily Record

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