OEMs are looking at innovative methods for accessing and starting vehicles. Users can unlock their car with their phone, and soon with their watch, fingerprint, even their face! But, do they want to? Has a key in the pocket really been that much of an inconvenience?
SBD Automotive decided to find out. We conducted a survey of the views of both private owners, car share users and fleet operators towards the current access systems fitted to their vehicles, and how open they are towards Smartphone Keys, Wearables, Facial Recognition and Fingerprint Recognition.