We told you last week about the PeaPod, a small electric powered "neighborhood vehicle" with green creds and anemic top speeds. At the time, Peter E. Arnell, the man behind the name of the vehicle, rambled though the car’s use of an iPhone as the center of the navigation and entertainment system – which we thought was innovative.
He neglected to mention that the iPod or iPhone, with its special PeaPod application, could also function as the car’s ignition system. We’re not sure exactly how the functionality would work (what if someone else jailbreaks and steals the app? Or what if your iPhone breaks an you have to get a new one with new serial number?) but the worst case scenario, you are loosing a 25MPH vehicle. You can always hop on a bike and chase down the perps to get your car back.