Boxes ‘talk’ to your car
If you didn’t know about any of this, don’t worry. You’re in good company, because car companies haven’t been very forthcoming with consumers about their black box technology.
The worry is who has access to the data. Car manufacturers, insurance companies and even state governments may claim that they need it in the event of an accident. So, it helps to know if your car has an EDR, but how can you tell?
Harris Technical has compiled a list stretching back to 1994 so you can find out at a glance. It’s got just about every make and model of car you can imagine made during 1994 through 2014.