Much like everything else nowadays, there’s a smart app to complement drivers at every step thus improving overall experience. Whether you’re a car fan or not, here’re some of the amazing Android apps to get you going on the road! Even if you are mobile app developer , you can have a look on how market have enhance the level of development of Hybrid Android and iOS mobile app development especially in Dubai. Client would love the development of mobile apps like these if you will design and deploy the apps like these.
IMPORTANT: Before jumping to the list of apps, do note that user-base for Android OS is much wider and the circle is ever expanding which may result in alteration of the app rating from time to time. Also, smartphones are also imported/exported which may restrict usage or access to a particular app for a region. The list below however is based on the best Android apps for auto industry.
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Perhaps one of the best car apps you can download for free is ‘Android Auto’, giving drivers quick access to Google Maps, messaging, music and many other apps to enhance overall driving experience. The app work in two ways; it can be opened on your device and conveniently mounted on your dashboard.
That said, there’re many cars today that feature Android Auto built-in, thus placing the app right where you can easily use it without disrupting your focus on the road. The ‘free to download and use’ feature rules above everything so you can install ‘Android Auto’ right away! User reviews for ‘Android Auto’ are mixed but, most of them are positive with only a few complaining about the app being disconnected or crash between driving which is probably a glitch that can be fixed after reinstalling the app or restart.
Some of the most prominent app benefits are:
Get updates on your route
Google Assistant checks your calendar to know where you need to be.
Make calls using Google Assistant
Access SMS, Hangouts, WhatsApp, Skype, Telegram, WeChat, Kik, Google Allo and many more messaging apps
To use Android Auto, you need a phone with Android 6.0 or higher version and an active data connection.
A car management app means you can keep an eye on many different things altogether. All the essential maintenance, repairs and management of the car can be tracked using the app whereas pop-up alerts or notifications are also received, prompting drivers about the next due maintenance and even renewal of driver’s license registration.
CARFAX Car Care also includes auto-repair mechanics search but only those that are registered with CARFAX network. And being ‘free of cost’, it’s a complete auto workstation to keep everything organised.
A few users complained about improper functioning of the app when moving from a region, city or country to another but reinstalling the app solved the issue for most. Reviews are mostly positive whereas some of the most awesome benefits or features of the app include:
Repair and service history for up-to 8 cars can be tracked
Both Drivvo and Fuelio are rival apps for Android OS with likewise features so you’ve a choice to go along which feels best for you. Available from free to paid version that can cost you around $6.00, users can keep track of almost everything from basic repairs and maintenance to detail vehicle upgrades, total expenditure, miles driven, gas mileage and much more. Corporate/business-specific drivers who travel frequently for the official tasks will find both of the apps quite handy.
A complete finance managing app for your car, motorcycle, bus, truck or any other vehicle that can easily calculate gas consumption and generate fuel efficiency reports. User reviews for this app are mostly positive and further improvements/updates keep making the experience even better.
Here’s a breakdown of some of the most prominent features you’ll get total control and management of the vehicle’s refuelling, incomes, routes, expenses, services and maintenance, reminders and flexible calculator for both ethanol and gasoline tanks.
Pro version also gives users:
Data backup and recovery on cloud server
Unlimited income registration
Data export in CSV/Excel
Free future updates on pro version
Technical support in less than 24 hours
Technical Analytics for the App
Total App Reviews : 83,768
App Size : 13M
Traffic Value : $1
Organic Keywords : +6
Organic Traffic : 0
Backlinks : 1.04k
URL Rating : 15
App installs : 1,000,000+
Rating on the Google Play Store: 4.7
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Get near-accurate gas log and cost for your vehicle with the app, given to its full tank algorithm. Stores data locally with option to link it up to the cloud server (Dropbox, Google Drive)! Register the entire trip, calculate travel cost in real-time, summary and map preview, save routes to GPX format.
List of prominent features:
Simple, easy, clean and user-friendly
Mileage log, cost tracking
Display fill-ups on Google Map
Official API for Dropbox synch
Auto backup on Google Drive
Summary and category stats
There’re many more features you’ll get on download whereas user reviews are highly positive.
Technical Analytics for the App
Total App Reviews :99,449
App Size : 47M
Traffic Value : $15
Organic Keywords : 0
Organic Traffic : 0
Backlinks : 532
URL Rating : 36
App installs : 10,000,000+
Rating on the Google Play Store: 4.6
Download from app stores: Fuelio Android
You can conveniently select gas/fuel stations with the cheapest gas which makes the app preferable for road trips and even to cruise around your hometown.
You can even contribute to the app user-base by suggesting a change in pricing and get a chance to win free gas/fuel of up-to $100. Available to download for free, the app however would borrow location data of the user however; you can skip this particular feature if you’re running the latest Android version which asks for permission on the location data.
GasBuddy is perhaps the best and positively reviewed auto industry app to date. Prominent features are:
Locate fuel/gas stations based on distance and price
Share prices to guide others in real-time
Earn reward points and achievements for every share
A new addition to the world of smart apps for automobile industry and perhaps a bit of a wild card, it carries a lot of potential like saving you from parking tickets, keep the track of your car parking area, share information and images in real-time about safe parking spots which is something users don’t see a lot. With so much to offer, SpotAngels is free to download and use. Other than positive reviews, the app will let you find free parking spots, avail parking deals, get alerts on street cleaning whereas crowdsourcing feature further help you pin your city on the app’s network.
For around $4.95, Torque Pro is the troubleshooting app that can pair with different OBD 2 devices through Bluetooth technology. Once paired, it can perform a detailed screening of your car for engine lights, track GPS speedometer, CO2 emissions, warning indications of the car, alarms and much more. The free version was last updated in 2015 so you should definitely go for ‘Pro’ version which is frequently updated.
Torque Pro is a complete diagnostic, performance and scanner tool. User reviews on Torque Pro are quite optimistic mostly given to the app’s following best features:
A lighter and kind of decent alternative to Android Auto and likewise driving app in AutoMate. You can drive and use your smartphone at the same time without disrupting your focus on the road. Users can quickly access their preferred navigation apps, dialler, messages, media controls and other features of the phone. From free to more or less $4.00, the app comes integrated with OBDII and Torque as an add-on.
With mixed reviews, the app delivers exceptional results and is extremely user-friendly mobile app.
Automatic settings management of your smartphone for convenient driving namely settings like audio volume, Bluetooth, GPS, Wi-Fi, NFC and more.
AutoMate can also send SMS and Emails, copy files to FTP/Google Drive, play music, capture images, location, time of day, foreground app, battery level and perform many other actions. AutoMate mobile app has collection of add-ons apps.
With support for Waze, Google Maps, HERE Maps and countless music, messaging and android app suite; Drivemode is one solution to all your driving and automobile needs. Google Assistant integration further add convenience that responds to voice commands, read the text out loud, turn-off those annoying notification buzz and pop-up alerts for ultimate safe and peaceful driving, as well as auto-reply to texts.
Available to download for free with basic features whereas the paid-version is available for more or less $4.00 with add-ons! Navigate seamlessly across various apps while driving simply through voice commands, single broad swipe or tap. Exclusive features that earned the app positive reviews and more than a million download are:
Reply to text through voice commands
“Do Not Disturb” mode to help you drive peacefully
Auto-replies to the text messages
Automatically launch and close with Bluetooth pairing
App auto launch configuration when you start driving
View your driving history
Get customized recommendations based on your activities, calendar and places visited
Not less than a blessing for drivers, GPS Speedometer and Odometer can monitor your driving speed using GPS calculation along with the total distance travelled, maximum speed limit and much more driver-specific features. The app works near-to-accurate in online mode. While the GPS Speedometer and Odometer pro version of the app is for around $1.2, you can download the basic free version as well.
With simple functionality and usage, the app earned positive reviews from most whereas the pro-version is completely ad free. Here’re a few points that makes the app worth downloading:
Works in OFFLINE mode
Connects to the GPS in only 20
Reading accuracy of 98% (in online mode)
Digital speedometer shows current and average speed, total distance covered and time taken
Two HUD modes and two themes: Jet Black and Purple in heavy-duty vehicle speedometer app
Easy deleting of the entry only with a long press
Noise alert, red light and long vibration on exceeding or moving below the desired speed limit
Data reset with only a click
Know geographical latitude, longitude and altitude of your current location even without a barometer
More of a navigation app than anything else, Waze driving app is perhaps one of the most rock-solid android apps for drivers that returns to-the-minute traffic conditions as well as locations of the traffic police, accidents, potential blocks and obstacles you may encounter on the current travel route and much more.
To add flair of creativity, the voice navigation feature includes celebrity voices as well as support plugin for Android Auto. To find out what makes Waze worthy of getting more than 10-million downloads and positive reviews, here’re a few most prominent features:
Real-time alerts on traffic, security check-posts, hazards and more
Instant route update to help you avoid traffic and save time