Wireless key fobs have revolutionized vehicle access, but they’re far from foolproof — swiping the remote is all it takes to snipe your ride. Hyundai thinks it has a far more secure system.
Hyundai announced this week that it will install its first fingerprint-based vehicle technology in the 2019 Santa Fe SUV. The system will comprise two separate fingerprint sensors — one on the door handle, and one on the ignition button. A driver will have to pass both scanners to enter and start the vehicle, but it’s not like it takes any extra steps, since drivers would still have to grab door handles and push start buttons with a traditional fob.
Some vehicles allow different key fobs to carry different settings, whether it’s seat…