Install gping.io on your device & hide it somewhere in your vehicle -- anywhere you can power it! Some vehicles have additional cigarette lighter 'power ports' and even USB ports in various places. Be creative!
Monitor your vehicle from your web browser! Upon launch, gping.io will show you your distinctly private-but-shareable monitoring URL.
Displays GPS tracking information (with map)
Uses Parallel Location Modules to provide most possible helpful location information in all situations
Location Module #1: Uses Network & WiFi based techniques to determine location
Location Module #2: Uses GPS satellites to determine location
Shows OBD-II information such as
battery voltage (V),
engine fault codes and other alarms,
fuel level (%),
distance travelled since last reset (Km),
air temperature (C),
Developer API coming soon
poll for information, e.g., getFuelLevel() etc.
HTTP POST on event alarm, i.e. fuel level drops below 15%.
Reminder: You don't need this piece, but having it will provide more features and abilities.
Works on vehicles made by Ford, GM/Vauxhall/Opel, Chrysler, Mercedes, Volkswagen, Audi, Jaguar, Citroen, Peugoet, Skoda, Kia, Mazda, Lexus, Daewoo, Renault, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Honda, Hyundai, BMW, Toyota, Seat, Dodge, Jeep, Pontiac, Subaru and many more.
gping.io is designed to automatically start at boot (along with GPS, OBD, and Network services)
In Wireless, Disable WiFi. Parking your car too close to a WiFi signal may cause the signal to flap between WiFi and network data. Disable WiFi to increase reliability.
In Location & Privacy, enable both GPS satellites and Network location ("Use wireless networks").
Enable Bluetooth if using an OBD adapter, disable bluetooth if not.