8 Smartphone Apps That Car Owners Need

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Staying Connected and Informed

Smartphones pack a lot of power into the palm of our hands. For drivers, they’ve replaced paper maps, mileage logs, music players, and more. Carmakers from Hyundai to Cadillac have their own apps, allowing you to start your car remotely, turn on the heat, and unlock doors from a distance.

There are new ways to connect your car to your home, with apps that can monitor whether your garage door is up or down and turn on the porch lights as you pull into the driveway.

While the world of iOS and Android apps is constantly evolving, there are some that every driver should have on their iPhone or Android device. We’ve listed eight of our favorites on the following slides.