A developer friendly API for BMW vehicles

Mobility apps and services use Smartcar’s APIs to verify their customers’ mileage, issue digital car keys, manage EV charging, and track fleets. Our platform allows your customers with compatible BMW vehicles to log in with their BMW ConnectedDrive account and connect their car to your app in just a few clicks.

What is Smartcar?

Smartcar enables mobility businesses to integrate their apps and services with BMW vehicles. Easily retrieve vehicle data and trigger actions with our simple and secure car API. Our API enables you to track vehicle location, verify mileage, manage charging, and much more.

The best way to build apps for BMW vehicles

Our RESTful APIs are fast, reliable, and easy to use with every tech stack. No matter which framework your mobile or web app is built in, our documentation and SDKs support every major language.

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const smartcar = require('smartcar');

// Get all vehicles associated with this access token
const {vehicles} = await smartcar.getVehicles("<access-token>");

// Construct a new vehicle instance using the first vehicle's id
const vehicle = new smartcar.Vehicle(vehicles[0], "<access-token>");

// Fetch the vehicle's location
const location = await vehicle.location();
// Example http response from Smartcar
{
  "latitude": 37.4292,
  "longitude": 122.1381
}

Product features

Compatible with BMW telematics

Compatible with BMW telematics

Extensive documentation and SDKs

Extensive documentation and SDKs

Friendly user consent flow

Friendly user consent flow

Trusted & secure

Trusted & secure

Access to live car data

Access to live car data

No need for aftermarket hardware

No need for aftermarket hardware

Compatible with your BMW

Our unified platform is compatible with 33 vehicle brands including BMW. Whether you have the BMW X3, the 5 Series, or the electric i8, your app can connect to all BMW models that support the BMW Connected app.

BMW, the BMW logo, and its respective model names are a trademark of BMW Group and does not indicate endorsement of or affiliation with Smartcar.

What we’re building

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