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Save big dollars at the gas pumps with this comprehensive car app

Editor's review Page 2 of 2

Published 7 Jun 2013

[cont'd] make small changes in your driving habits that can lead to huge savings on gas over time. It learns about your driving style and gives you subtle audio cues when you do things like rough braking, speeding and rapid acceleration that waste gas. It adds a little competitiveness by scoring your driving skills every week to help you improve. A high score could save you hundreds of dollars on gas every year. The app displays detailed info about your driving week - like how much you drive and where - and shows you the actual MPGs for all your trips, even for older cars that don't display fuel efficiency on the dashboard.
 
Automatic is aimed at keeping your engine healthy and improving your driving skills with subtle changes in order to save you money on gas. It's a simple to use app that taps into exactly the same place that your mechanic accesses when servicing your car and gives you audio cues when something is wrong as well as using your smartphone’s GPS system to remember where your car is parked. It is not exactly cheap - at the moment it will cost you around seventy bucks - but the amount of money it will save you at the pumps will easily compensate for that over a short amount of time.