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Did you know in 2020, 84% of UK adults own a smartphone? On average, people in the UK spend 2 hours and 34 minutes online on their smartphones every day. As specialist providers of motor trade insurance, we understand the challenges a motor trader faces. To help make your day-to-day easier we have identified our top 10 motor trader apps for Android and IOS. From verifying details to sourcing new inventory the below apps will help you get the most from your mobile device.

AutoTrader

The AutoTrader app is a hugely popular marketplace to buy and sell cars within the UK. With it you will have access to a vast array of new and used vehicles and can browse the stock of over half a million car dealers. User reviews promote confidence in vendors, and you can customise your search to find the best vehicle prices in your area. You can save searches and receive alerts when your desired vehicle becomes available. A 5-point history check ensures you can buy inventory for your motor trader business with confidence.

Petrolprices

Firstly, did you know that 72% of the UK general public say they are concerned about the price of fuel? Secondly, 80% of those that drive a car admitted to using a particular petrol station regularly, with 66% doing so because it has the cheapest fuel. The Petrolprices app allows you to compare petrol, diesel, and premium fuel prices across most of the UK. By using this handy app, you could top up your fleets fuel tanks and potentially save over £220 a year.

Autodoc

This is one of Europe’s largest car parts online resources. Autodoc lets you browse and purchase from over one million replacement parts for your vehicles. This handy online catalogue provides updates for users and comes in a variety of languages. There is also free shipping offered on a variety of world-famous manufacturers. With only new parts guaranteed and regular discount coupons offered to users you could make savings and ensure peace of mind no matter the brand, horsepower, or fuel type of your vehicle.

Plugshare

When planning a journey for vehicle delivery it is important to be sure you don’t run out of fuel. Plugshare provides confidence for electric or combi car users alike. With this app you will be able to find the location of charging stations across the UK as well as important details such as what kind of plugs the stations support. It also provides detailed descriptions, photos, and available facilities while charging like Wi-Fi, restaurants, and toilets on site.

Vehicle Smart

The Vehicle Smart App can conveniently provide you with a greater ease of access for sourcing MOT and tax data for all your cars and vans. You can also set reminders for 7, 14, and 30 days to remind you of key dates for vehicle maintenance or document generation. This can provide the accessibility to manage all your vehicles on the move and reduces the need for unnecessary motor trader paperwork.

Waze

Do you need to get to a car auction in a hurry? Are you dropping off a vehicle for a customer but not sure which way to turn? Perhaps you need to meet the customer at a specific time. Waze can help you get to where you are going faster, more efficiently, with less time stuck in potentially avoidable traffic jams. Over 115 million “Wazers” contribute to real-time navigation, which helps to find a route with the least hold ups and avoid wasting fuel when stuck in traffic.

Mileiq

If you drive a lot for business purposes, or have a staff member with an expenses account, then this useful app is one of our must-have tracking apps as it can help you reduce the stresses of trying to work out mileage expenses. Mileiq works in the background with no buttons to press to start or stop. It accurately logs and records your miles creating a complete record of all your reimbursable mileage. The app is highly customisable allowing you to record routes you take often and offset them against ones taken outside your normal working day. It has advanced features which include bulk classify and adding locations to create a tailor-made mileage experience.

Glass’s Motoring Guide

Are you ever hard pressed to find out the value of vehicle? Simply enter the registration number and vehicle mileage and the Glass’s Motoring Guide will provide you with an on the spot valuation. It works offline too so if you are checking out potential purchases in the countryside with no internet reception, you will have peace of mind knowing that you can obtain the information you need to help make an informed decision about a purchase.

Osram Vehicle Light App

Do you need to replace a bulb for a vehicle under warranty but are not sure which model is the right one? Does a blown bulb potentially stand between you and a sale? The Osram Vehicle Light app can help you determine which bulb you need to purchase. You can then source the bulb type you need to repair headlights, break lights, reversing lights, and indicators in each of your vehicles with ease.

Dealer Trade

Are you looking for stock or want to compare competitors’ prices? Dealer Trade was developed by car auction experts and built exclusively for motor traders. It’s one of our top 10 because the features include connection to a network of nationwide dealers, the ability to compare prices, and receive alerts when vehicles you want become available. It can provide a useful additional resource for a motor trader as it can conveniently provide you with the information you need.

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