Put your customers in control

With Smartcar Connect, your customers can instantly link their cars to your app.

What is Smartcar Connect?

Smartcar Connect is the fastest and most transparent way to collect user consent. Before you can make API requests to a car, your customer needs to link the vehicle to your app. It’s a simple 3-step process:

The best way to collect user consent

Privacy first

Smartcar Connect is transparent and simple. It lets your customers review permissions to make informed decisions about their vehicle data.

Trusted & secure

Trusted & secure

We have designed Smartcar Connect in compliance with the OAuth2 authorization protocol, safely handling all user credentials for you.

Simple & elegant UI

Our elegant, user-centric design makes linking cars to an app as easy as four clicks.

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Easy integration & maintenance

Smartcar Connect adapts to any web or mobile app architecture. It automatically updates with new car brands and features.

Available in your language

Smartcar Connect is available in 10 languages: English, Danish, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Norwegian, Spanish (Latin America), Spanish (Spain), and Swedish. More languages coming soon!

Turo mobile app prompting the user to connect their car, allowing approved guests to unlock the vehicle from the Turo app
Pop-up window in the Turo app communicating that Turo uses Smartcar to connect to the user’s car
Pop-up window in the Turo app prompting the user to select their car brand
Pop-up window in the Turo app prompting the user to sign in with their Tesla username and password
Pop-up window in the Turo app requesting the odometer, location, and lock/unlock permissions to the user’s 2020 Tesla Model S
Turo app telling the user that guests can now unlock their 2020 Tesla Model S from the Turo app

Create perfect user experiences

These additional features make Smartcar Connect even more powerful.

Check a car’s compatibility

Use our VIN-based Compatibility API to check whether a particular vehicle supports our platform. Show Smartcar Connect to customers with compatible vehicles only.

  • Target your app’s power users
  • Reduce friction
Learn more about the Compatibility API

Connect a specific vehicle

Single Select allows your customer to link a specific car that is already on file in your app.

  • Personalize user experience
  • Ensure 100% accuracy
Learn more about Single Select

Speed up onboarding

Brand Select enables your customer to automatically skip the "Select your brand" step if you already know the car’s make.

  • Simplify the onboarding process
  • Increase conversions
Learn more about Brand Select