keyless entry

Ford rolls out new key fob technology to stop hackers
Ford rolls out new key fob technology to stop hackers

Hackers beware of Ford's latest key fob technology. The automaker said Wednesday that it will begin to introduce new technology that puts its key fobs into a sleep mode to prevent them from being hacked. A duplicated key fob could be used to steal a vehicle. The automaker is launching the tech...Read More»

2017 Honda Civic
Senators push for keyless ignition standards

After a bombshell report showed that keyless ignition systems have contributed to a rise in accidental carbon-monoxide deaths, two senators are pushing for new standards. Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-Connecticut) and Edward Markey (D-Massachusetts) introduced last week the PARK IT Act, which...Read More»

AAA roadside assistance statistics for 2015
Disappearing spare tires, keyless systems cause spike in roadside assistance calls

In America, the average car on the road is over 11 years old. You might think that all those "senior" vehicles would cause a spike in roadside assistance calls, but you'd only be half right. AAA says that it has, in fact, seen a sharp increase in the number of roadside assistance requests it...Read More»

Volvo Cars digital key
Volvo To Offer Apps Instead Of Keys On 2017 Models [Video]

Over the past several years, we've become accustomed to cars with remote keyless entry. Many of us have also gotten out of the habit of using ignition keys to start our vehicles, relying instead on fobs that remain in our pockets or purses. Now, Volvo wants to take things one step further by...Read More»

Bluetooth Keyless Entry from Mobile Enhancement Specialist
Unlocking Your Car With A Smartphone & The Increasing Irrelevance Of Automakers (Video)

If you've ever driven a car like the Toyota Prius, you know the joy that comes with a know-it-all key fob. There's no fumbling in your pocket in the rain to unlock the door; so long as the fob is in your pocket, the car unlocks itself when you approach. Now, now matter what sort of vehicle you...Read More»

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