Electric Vehicle - Killer Apps

With the electric vehicle making more appearances on the roads near you, there are also a lot of options on the vehicles which use the smart phone for a variety of things. The Volt and the Leaf have special apps, the Smart ForTwo will have one and also BMW has a lot of funcionality integrated on your smart phone. 

Varying from monitoring the battery status of your car to pre-heating it in the winter, it all becomes possible with these electronic devices. As this article puts it;

Smart phones? They’re the killer app for any electric car.

And it is just a matter of plug and play really, or (unless you are using inductive charging) unplug and drive