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AutoDash app optimizes your smartphone experience for the road

Automatic's in-house developers have created AutoDash, which pretty much customizes your experience for the road. It's simple, intuitive and free!

Published onOctober 8, 2015


Unless you have purchased a new car with Android Auto (or an alternative infotainment system), chances are your driving experience is pretty limited in terms of connectivity. Of course, you could continue to use your phone the way you always do, but that creates a plethora of distractions that could result in an accident. We don’t want that happening, and neither do the guys at Automatic, so they made it their mission to create a dashboard app that really tackles the issues you care about.

Automatic’s in-house developers have created AutoDash, which pretty much customizes your experience for the road. It’s simple and intuitive. In essence, setting it up is pretty much like creating another one of your home screens. Except the UI will have your apps and widgets much more readily available. In addition, the app showcases a map on top, giving you a quick look at your current location and super easy navigation commands.

There’s not much to it, but that’s what makes it great! The whole point here is to make your driving much safer and keep your eyes on the road as much as possible. But what good is this service if you are like me and keep forgetting to activate it whenever you hit the road? Automatic has thought of this, and this is why some of you will be able to have AutoDash automatically initiated once the car is turned on.

This feature will work with any car rocking a 2nd generation Automatic adapter. This handy tool gives you stats on your driving habits and car’s status. In addition, it offers plenty of services through its official app, AutoDash being the most recent one.


AutoDash will still work the same without Automatic’s $99.95 adapter, though. The only difference is you have to remember to activate the service every time you hop on the car. Just go ahead and hit the Google Play Store to download AutoDash and give it a try. It is free, so you have nothing to lose! And don’t forget to hit the comments and tell us what you think of it. Also, do you guys use any alternative services?

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