Over-the-air (OTA) updates offer an easy way to fix software bugs and introduce new features for in-car systems. When they work correctly they can help keep systems up to date and save the hassle of a dealership visit. When they don’t, they can paralyse key vehicle functions….
OTA capability is only as good as its safety net
The failure of the latest Uconnect update has highlighted the need for a safety net with OTA systems, writes Megan Lampinen