Cars started using ignitions keys with chips in the mid 90's. From 1995 and after many vehicles were made with ignitions that required chips in the key to operate.
I'm not a mechanic / technician but I believe that was the ( 1999 model year of the Ford Expedition )
in 1006s long ago
bbq chips ( barbecue)
-Tostitos -Tortilla chips
ROM chips are designed to hold instructions for the computer to perform when it's first switched on. This includes important operations such as... Check the computer's components are working Start the hard drive spinning Read the operating system into RAM That's just a few of the most important tasks. RAM chips lose their information when the computer is switched off. ROM chips are semi-permanent - meaning the data they hold cannot be erased or over-written easily.
You start the vehicle, when the computer sees that the vehicles started like someone is going to drive it, its a drive cycle
early 1900s maybe late 1890s. the first Mercedes i think had 2 cylinders but I'm not entirely sure.