Smartcar is an API that allows mobile and web applications to communicate with vehicles across brands (think “check odometer” or “unlock doors.”). This guide will help you get up and running with the Smartcar API.
In this integration guide, we will use the Node SDK and Express to create a simple server-side rendered web application that displays your car's information.
redirect_uri. The Application Server, which is listening at the
redirect_uri, will retrieve the authorization
codefrom query parameters sent to the
codealong with the Application's client id and client secret.
access_token, the Application can now send requests to the Smartcar API. It can access protected resources and send commands from and to the user's vehicle, such as retrieve the location and unlock the doors.
Follow along with our integration guide to build our simple web application.
This guide is split into 3 sections -
access_tokenrequired to send a request to Smartcar
Let's get building!