Mazda's USB Starter Key

Mazda is trying to bond with its future drivers by installing a "USB stick key"—or flash drive—instead of the traditional cylinder lock key system. Yes, this means you'll be able to start your car with a USB dongle as well as transfer driving directions and music to the internal hard drive of this concept car, dubbed the Sassou. Being shown at the Frankfurt Motor Show, this 3-door hatchback design concept is, if you don't mind the reference, somewhat pod-like (REALLY pod-like, unlike the iPod, which is not technically pod-like at all).

Mazda Ditches Cylinder Locks in Favor of USB Key [EverythingUSB]