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May 7, 2012

Brake-Override Now Standard on all Hyundai Vehicles

Hyundai has recently announced that a brake override system is now standard equipment on all of its vehicles. Though a welcome development, the move is not all that large of one since all of its vehicles, with the exception of the Elanta Touring, already comes with a brake override system as standard equipment.

Some industry insiders are giggling that the announcement was a way for the South Korean automaker to take a swipe at the Japanese auto-making giant Toyota that continues to wallow in the courts due to unintended acceleration problems that may have led to accidents and deaths in the U.S. Regardless of the motivation for the decision, there is widespread belief that it will prove to be the end of production of the Elantra Touring.

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