Apple digital keys reportedly coming to some Hyundai cars this summer

Jon Porter

The Verge

Launch Of Hyundai Motor Company’s All-New Genesis In Seoul

Hyundai’s Genesis cars could soon get access to the feature. | Photo by Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images

Hyundai and its Genesis brand are reportedly close to adding support for Apple’s digital car key feature, which lets you unlock and start compatible vehicles using the iPhone’s Wallet app, according to Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman. According to Gurman, the so-called “CarKey” feature is set to come to Hyundai’s Genesis lineup this summer.

Hyundai already offers proprietary iOS apps, including MyHyundai with Bluelink and the Genesis Intelligent Assistant, which include the ability to remotely start, or unlock the doors of compatible vehicles. But adding support for Apple’s implementation of the digital key feature should make the functionality more seamless, and benefit from system-level Apple Wallet shortcuts. Hyundai’s site notes that its...

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