Would you like to use your phone to unlock and start your car. Volvo has announced it will offer consumers a smartphone app to unlock and start their Volvo, with the technology to roll out commercially from 2017. Based around Bluetooth connectivity, the smartphone app will emulate all the functions of a conventional car key – including opening the boot and starting the engine. Volvo intends for the digital key app to be operable across multiple cars from the one smartphone (or more, if the owner wishes). This will support families with more than one Volvo in the garage. This will be a very interesting trial and will have a large impact on Locksmithing as an industry, you can read more here.