Does Audi's Start-Stop Technology Allow Vehicles to Accidentally Roll Away?

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Close up view of a tachometer with the arrow pointing to a stop/start logo

The lead plaintiff in Anzhelya Makaryan, et. al., v. Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. says a design defect in Audi's start-stop system allows vehicles to rollaway.

The rollaways happen because the start-stop system won't deactivate if the driver takes off their seat belt for any reason while the vehicle is stopped. To make matters worse if that the system won't work even if the driver re-buckled their seat belts.

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