System allows turn of knob to start car

Moran, Tim
March 2001
Automotive News;3/26/2001, Vol. 75 Issue 5922, p26R
Trade Publication
Focuses on a car key system developed by Witte Strattec and Yazaki North America Inc. Enabling of drivers to turn a knob to crank the engine; System's locking and unlatching of car doors; Reliance on lightning-fast low-power radio communication between the car and pocket-carried fob key for the driver; Similarity to Smart Card technology developed by Siemens Automotive.


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