October 7th, 2008, 09:40 AM
Ford's key-with-a-chip to control teen drivers
Ford Motor has found a new way for parents to keep teen drivers in check when they lend them the car, the company said Monday.
MyKey, a car key with a chip, can be programmed to curtail the top speed of its user to 80 mph.
The MyKey will come standard with the 2010 Focus coupe and eventually will be available on other Ford, Lincoln, and Mercury models, according to Ford.
In addition to implementing a speed limit, the key can be used to limit the volume of the car stereo system and emit...
October 28th, 2008, 03:40 AM
You can't block teens... they'll just home-brew the chip, work out a way to reprogram the Car ECU and get an extra 150 HP!!
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