Some automakers like Cadillac are opting not to put new safety features on cars because the global microchip shortage is causing shortages. Consumer Reports says Cadillac has temporarily suspended its Super Cruise driver assistance system in new Escalade SUVs. Customers have asked us if Subaru will stop putting its EyeSight driver-assist system on the newly-refreshed 2022 Forester and other models.
Consumer Reports says manufacturers, including Jaguar, Land Rover, Mazda, Nissan, Subaru, and Toyota, say that “although the chip shortage is having an impact on overall vehicle production, they’re not limiting features as a way to deal with the problem.”
Subaru of America responded to CR and said the chip shortage will not affect the availability of its EyeSight safety technology on the new 2022 Forester, 2022 Outback, and other models.
Subaru of America told CR, “The chip shortage has impacted our overall vehicle production, but we have not reduced…