Predictive maintenance could cut breakdowns by 70% – IBM

A new study suggests that connected vehicles which constantly assess the condition of your vehicle to anticipate when things might fail could mean a huge reduction of breakdowns on the road.

Motley Fool reports that IBM has worked out so called predictive maintenance, which warns of problems and informs your mechanic about them could also reduce maintenance costs by 25 per cent.

Recovery clubs such as the AA already offer smart breakdown solutions for some vehicles which alert customers when a fault is dangerous and likely to cause a breakdown, and telling the recovery driver of the fault before they arrive.


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