By the time today’s Cub Scouts start driving, car keys could be history, according to some automotive experts.
More and more new cars and trucks are replacing keys with push-button starters. Instead of turning a key to start the car, you just push the power button.
But how do you keep thieves from stealing your car? In cars with push-button starters, the remote control fob that’s used to open the doors is also used to send a signal to the ignition. For the car to start, the fob just needs to be near the dashboard.
So is this a good idea? Should car keys go extinct? Tell us what you think in the comment section at the bottom of this page.