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The Chrysler GEM Peapod Will Use iPhone as Ignition Key

 - Apr 19, 2009   Updated: Jun 22 2011
References: autobloggreen & engadget
The integrated iPhone dock within the Chrysler GEM Peapod enables the driver to use their phone as an ignition key. There will still be a traditional ignition key, of course, but this functionality is bundled in with a special Peapod iPhone app that also provides fuel efficiency tips and the ability to play music.

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Implications - One way that a company or brand can benefit from the newfound importance placed on social and technological integration is by creating products that provide consumers the opportunity to connect their other products and services with a new one. By making it easy for consumers to combine and consolidate their technology, the company shows it has its finger on the pulse of contemporary culture.