Gas prices are reaching record highs (again) and so there’s no doubt that drivers will be turning to technology to help save a little at the pump.
There’s a number of things that people can do to save some cash. In addition to combining trips, using public transport, shopping for deals, and cutting back on consumption with smaller vehicles perhaps the best way to save some $$ immediately is to optimize your route and have access to real-time data – enter the mobile apps. the following are just 5 of the suggested mobile solutions that can help save you some pain at the pump:
AAA / CAA TripTik AAA TripTik Mobile is a GPS-based app with maps showing gas station locations and other points of interest, such as hotels, restaurants and attractions, near a user’s location or any user-specified location. Gas station details include updated prices for all available grades of gasoline.
INRIX This fabulous navigation and real time service puts real-time drive times and traffic data at your fingertips… a must have if you plan on heading down the Interstate to the airport. INRIX mobile is available for iOS, Android, and BB see http://www.inrixtraffic.com/
Where Where widgest provide the user with loads of information at their fingertips, like access to nearby restaurants, hotels, hot spots, and gas stations. The app detects your location and using gas staion locate tool will show you all the stations nearby along with the latest price.
Fleet Tracking With LiveViewGPS GPS fleet tracking from LiveViewGPS helps business owners keep track of employees driving company vehicles and target inefficiencies that may be driving up fuel use, such as excessive idling, poor driver routing, speeding, and unauthorized vehicle use see
waze Waze is the popular, free community navigation app providing users with turn by turn navigation and routing. The free mobile service provides users with a connected community of wazers all sharing information, tips, and drive times.
The WHERE mobile app
These are just a few solutions at your disposal. For more see Location Based Mobile Apps Helping You Save At The Gas Pump