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The birth of the car key

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The birth of the car key

The year 1910 marked the birth of the car key in the broadest sense – and the start of a long history of preventing auto theft. The keys were used to lock the electric circuit for the ignition, but car drivers still needed to crank up the engine.

The following pictures may only be used in conjunction with the press release PI10882 "Bosch survey: car keys are annoying!” Reproduction for press purposes free of charge with credit "Picture: © Bosch“

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