LAS VEGAS —
Escort went to International
CES to show off its first remote-start system,
which doubles as a security system and
The QuickStart is currently available for
$799, excluding installation. It has three tiers
of pricing, depending on the features.
Features include remote start and a security
system via an Apple or Android smartphone
app. Multiple vehicles can be controlled.
It also has arm/disarm, lock/unlock,
panic siren, trunk release, GPS tracking,
roadside assistance, and Escort’s SmartPark
technology, which records a vehicle’s location
when the door-lock button is pressed in
the app. When the “Find My Car” button is
pressed in the app, a map and walking directions
are provided, Escort said.