When was the last time you used a key to open your car door? If you can’t remember, then you probably won’t be surprised to learn that the installation rate for remote keyless entry systems on U.S. cars has risen from 10% to 70% during the past 10 years. Now the technology in the familiar key fob is taking another step forward. Some new luxury cars don’t need keys at all. They have what’s called passive keyless entry. Your key is an electronic wafer about the size of a credit card that ...

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