You can soon start your Tesla Model S with an iPhone

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A screenshot of Telsa’s upcoming v6.0 firmware release shows new capabilities for iPhone users, including the ability to start their Tesla without a keyfob by using the Tesla Mobile app.

It’s uncertain exactly how the feature will work, but speculation persists that the feature will require a Touch ID-enabled iPhone, and iOS 8, which is coming in September.

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