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This article was published by Joe Donaldson (@Joey D) on September 22nd, 2017 in the Automotive News category.
There are a surprising number of apps like it though. And others - Renault has one that gives your car a tachometer if it doesn't have one, for instance.Am I the only one that thinks the app is/was stupid (or at best, unnecessary)? Is it really that much of an inconvenience to carry a key on you?
There are a surprising number of apps like it though. And others - Renault has one that gives your car a tachometer if it doesn't have one, for instance.
Every car needs a tach! Well, not electric ones, maybe.That Renault one does sound useful though, but are there really still brand new cars that don't come with tachs? At least ones that would need them?
As bad as this is, I want to bring up something.
Don't these Ford models also come with keys? You'd have to be dumber than dumb not to carry a physical set of keys alongside the smartphone that operates the car.
I haven't met anyone that stupid yet.You've met people right?
I haven't met anyone that stupid yet.
The worst I've seen is people leaving their boots open.
I know him--he lives right across the street--but he drives a decade-old E-class and should be unaffected by this.John Q Fordowner heads to work, using Remote Access to unlock and start his F-150.
Now, I'm sure in theory it was a good idea; say, for instance, you happen to forget your keys or lock them in your car. You then boot up your app and unlock your car.