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Insurance CEO Wants Automakers to Limit Connected-Car Tech

April 11, 2016

The chief executive of Good2Go Auto Insurance Company has written letters to leaders of American auto manufacturers asking them to eliminate technological distractions from new vehicles.

Joe DeLago told Body Shop Business that automakers are encouraging distracted driving by creating dashboards with smartphone features and Wi-Fi capability. Distracted driving remains a major contributor to auto accidents in the U.S.

"As manufacturers continue to cater to Millennials, they're adding more and more technology to vehicles," DeLago said. "These connected vehicles are drawing drivers away from the ultimate task: driving. Auto manufacturers need to eliminate distractions rather than adding to the problem."

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