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Version 17.2

Version 17.2.1
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Current Version 17.2

NOTE: Never install a new CDR software version unless you have already received the new activation certificate from Bosch.

What’s new for CDR Version 17.2?

Many new changes were added to 17.2 including support for many new MY2018 vehicles, the addition of 2 new CDR cables and a DLC adapter. A summary of coverage and hardware changes for this new version are listed below. Additional coverage details can be found in the vehicle and cable look up section of the CDR help file.

New Vehicle Support for 17.2

AUDI (US/Canada Markets)

  • 2018 Audi A5 & Q5 support (requires the CDR 500 Adapter)

FCA (US/Canada Markets)

  • 2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia (NAFTA)
  • 2017 Jeep Compass / Patriot (Where sold)

FORD (Australia Market)

  • 2015 - 2016 Ford Mondeo

GM (Korea Market)

  • MY2017 Cruise

GM (US/Canada Market)

  • Buick Cascada
  • Buick Enclave
  • Buick Encore
  • Buick Envision
  • Buick Lacrosse
  • Buick Regal
  • Cadillac CT6
  • Cadillac CTS
  • Cadillac ATS
  • Cadillac Escalade
  • Cadillac XT5
  • Cadillac XTS
  • Cadillac XTS Limo/Funeral Coach
  • Chevrolet Bolt EV

GM - continued (US/Canada Market)

  • Chevrolet Camaro
  • Chevrolet City Express
  • Chevrolet Colorado
  • Chevrolet Corvette
  • Chevrolet Cruze
  • Chevrolet Equinox
  • Chevrolet Equinox Limited
  • Chevrolet Express
  • Chevrolet Impala
  • Chevrolet Malibu
  • Chevrolet Silverado
  • Chevrolet Sonic
  • Chevrolet Spark
  • Chevrolet Suburban
  • Chevrolet Tahoe
  • Chevrolet Tracker
  • Chevrolet Traverse
  • Chevrolet Trax
  • Chevrolet Volt
  • GMC Acadia
  • GMC Canyon
  • GMC Savana
  • GMC Sierra
  • GMC Terrain
  • GMC Yukon

Toyota (All Markets)

  • MY2018 Toyota Aquis
  • MY2018 Toyota C-HR
  • MY2018 Toyota Coaster
  • MY2018 Toyota Prius c
  • MY2018 Toyota Yaris

New Software Releases

Each new release of the CDR Tool software may include new capabilities and functions which enable you to access EDR data from the latest passenger cars, light trucks and SUVs. As the capabilities in supported vehicles evolve, software changes to your CDR Tool may be required in order to enable communication with and translate crash data from these vehicles. Bosch will send out new releases of software and Activation Certificates to current CDR subscribers as these changes are implemented and made available on the Crash Data Group website. If your subscription is nearing its expiration date, visit the Purchase/Renew section of the website to renew it so that you can take advantage of the latest additions and changes in the CDR Software when they become available.

Previous Versions

To see the progression of the CDR Tool Software and coverage, or to research information about previous releases, please use the information below.

CDR Software Version 17.2 CDR Software Version 17.1 CDR Software Version 17.0
CDR Software Version 16.6 CDR Software Version 16.5 CDR Software Version 16.4
CDR Software Version 16.3 CDR Software Version 16.2 CDR Software Version 16.1
CDR Software Version 16.0 CDR Software Version 15.0 CDR Software Version 14.2
CDR Software Version 14.1 CDR Software Version 14.0 CDR Software Version 13.0
CDR Software Version 12.2 CDR Software Version 12.1 CDR Software Version 12.0
CDR Software Version 11.1 CDR Software Version 11.0 CDR Software Version 10.2
CDR Software Version 10.1 CDR Software Version 10.0 CDR Software Version 8.1
CDR Software Version 8.0 CDR Software Version 6.0 CDR Software Version 5.0
CDR Software Version 4.3 CDR Software Version 4.2 CDR Software Version 4.1
CDR Software Version 4.0 CDR Software Version 3.8 CDR Software Version 3.7
CDR Software Version 3.6 CDR Software Version 3.5 CDR Software Version 3.4
CDR Software Version 3.3 CDR Software Version 3.2 CDR Software Version 3.1

Free Version: CDR File Reader

CDR software is made available for download and installation as a CDR File Reader without requiring the purchase of an annual software subscription. The CDR File Reader allows you to open and read CDR files from your computer screen.

When the CDR software is first installed on your computer, it is configured by default as a CDR File Reader. This file reader allows you limited access to capabilities such as viewing CDR files on your computer screen. If you want to do more than view a CDR file, you will need to purchase a software subscription and activate the subscription, which turns on all capabilities of the CDR software.

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Full Version: CDR Software

Unleash all capabilities of the CDR software by purchasing a CDR software subscription.  Once you become a subscriber, you will be sent an Activation Certificate each time a new release of CDR software becomes available during your subscription period.  The Activation Certificate is used to turn on all capabilities of the CDR software for each new version.

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