Updated versions of the Fiesta and Focus were the first of the lineup of the American brand, who will receive the new technology. The charms of these cars included a special sensor that will translate them into “sleep mode”.
Car crime is a big problem nowadays, especially for cars with the Keyless access to the salon. The greatest prevalence it received in Europe.
According to a study conducted by the British automotive services company RAC using the numbers provided by the police, car theft in England and Wales increased from 65 783 in 2013 to 85 688 in 2017.
Thieves can buy a special device through the Internet, which allows them to intercept the signal between the FOB and the vehicle and to generate a login code which allows them to get in the car and leave it in the case if security system is installed in the vehicle. Fortunately, two of the most popular models of Ford in Europe (Fiesta and Focus), in his last version was equipped with new technology to combat such vulnerabilities.
Trinkets for a vehicle equipped with a motion sensor that determines whether they have been displaced for 40 seconds – if they didn’t, keyrings translated into “sleep mode”, that is, the key FOB will not communicate with such equipment that criminals use to gain access to the equipment without a key when the keys are nearby.
“The availability on the Internet of such devices has long been a problem for Ford, our industry in General and the crime fighters,” said security specialist Ford Simon hurr. “We are pleased to answer a simple but effective solution that is easily introduced to protect the owners of our top-selling cars”.