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In the era of connected cars, smartphones are set to become increasingly important tools for drivers. But will they make our cars more secure from theft? Hyundai Motor America has teamed up with the mobile device security company Trustonic to launch the Digital Key – which is smartphone app that can replace traditional car keys. A user can lock and unlock the vehicle, activate panic alert and start the engine within a range of about 30 feet of the car. In New York, Trustonic’s Troy Stark and Hyundai’s Manish Mehrotra showed us how it works.

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