A control cable is for remote controlling a device both mechanically and electrically. The device is made up of a spring wire dipped in an insulation material such as vinyl and an electrical conductor, which is wrapped around the spring wire and re-dipped in the insulation material. Control cables designed for carefree operation and functionality. The focus is on cables that fulfill electrical and mechanical characteristics as to contribute to carefree operation a long time to come. This control cable can be used as a remote control for a toy such as a car. The control cable can control both start & stop and forward & rearward motion of the toy through an electrical circuit. At the same time, the toy can be steered mechanically through the control cable.