Category: Dumb Smart Keys

Issues caused by new key technology and some help.

Help for Drivers: Apps to Open and Start Your Car

One of the commercials that describe the development of the new Dodge Dart – the longer version at least – includes the line “Give it a smartphone app that can start the engine.” Little else is known about the app yet and it is not yet available for download either. However, with the app, Dodge …

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The Trouble with Trifles: Keyless Ignition Headaches

The development of hybrid vehicles all but required a change in the way a car is started. A hybrid deems itself “Ready” (or not) with the ignition on, and the gasoline engine is started with a press of the gas pedal. Thus were born keyless ignition, or push button start, systems. Well the coolest gadgets …

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