A developer friendly API for Volkswagen vehicles

Mobility apps and services use Smartcar’s API to verify mileage, manage EV charging, track fleets, and more. Our API platform allows vehicle owners to log in with their Car-Net or WeConnect account and connect their car to your app in just a few clicks.

What is Smartcar?

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

The easiest way to build apps for Volkswagen vehicles

Our RESTful API for Volkswagen is 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 Volkswagen telematics

Compatible with Volkswagen 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 Volkswagen

Our API platform is compatible with 33 vehicle brands including Volkswagen. Whether you have the VW Jetta, the Atlas, or the electric e-Golf, your app can connect to all Volkswagen models that support the Car-Net or WeConnect app.

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

What we’re building

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