New Car Gadgets UK
We are always on the look out for gadgets that improve the driving experience and make life easier. So, we have rounded up some of the best new car gadgets that make your driving time a breeze.
1. Firefly Bluetooth Receiver
Meet the UK’s smallest music receiver! Slim and stylish, this gadget allows you to stream music straight from your smartphone to any device that has an AUX input. If your car does not have a Bluetooth system, now it will! Simply plug the Firefly Receiver into the USB source, then pair it with your phone. The receiver will remember your device and automatically connect every time you get into the car. Perfect for the music lovers out there. The Firefly Bluetooth Receiver is available to purchase on Amazon here.
2. Nextbase 622GW Dash Cam
If you are unfortunately involved in a car crash or bump that was not your fault, it is always a good idea to look for witnesses. However, also having a dash cam could help with the insurance claim. A dash cam is a small camera mounted on the dashboard or windscreen of your car, which records while you are driving. Most dash cams record through the front and rear windscreens and are also wide angled to see not only the roads but pedestrian areas too. The NEXTBASE 622GW Dash Cam allows you to record and transfer footage to phones and PC’s, it also records in 4K quality. The Nextbase Dash Cam is available on Halfords here.
3. Dyson v6 Car and Boat Vacuum
With the daily commute, the school run and weekend getaways, keeping the interior of your car clean can be a chore. If you are known to have crumbs and dog hairs floating in the back seats, this gadget it perfect for you. Dyson’s powerful technology is specially crafted to clean the inside of your car. The Dyson v6 Car and Boat contains many different features including a small motorised tool designed for picking up dog hair! Offering 20 minutes of charge, you can clean your car quickly and effectively. Find out more information on the Dyson Car Vacuum here.
4. Tile Mate
Do you often lose your car keys? If you answered yes, then this gadget could be perfect for you. The Tile Mate clips onto your car keys and you can call it from your phone. It even links to an app that will tell you the exact location of your keys, making the Tile Mate a super handy gadget to have if you are always forgetting where you put your keys. More information on the Tile Mate can be found on their website here.
5. Scosche USB charger
Answering phone calls (hands free) and using navigation apps can take a huge toll on your phone’s battery. The Scosche USB charger is a neat little gadget that will keep your phone battery charged whilst on the go. Simply plug the device into the cigarette lighter and start the engine. This is a handy gadget to have if your phone battery is low while out and about.
6. Emergency Winter Car Kit
It’s a good idea to keep a winter car kit in your vehicle to prepare for potential snowy conditions. The kit comes in a storage bag that can be neatly stored in the boot ready for any emergencies. Typically, the kit contains a shovel that folds down, although it is small and compact, it is strong and can tackle all sorts of weather. Ice grips included will help you stay sturdy on your feet. The kit also has a Hi Vis jacket and torch to help you stand out during dark nights. As well as a foil blanket, rain poncho and fully insulated booster cable. This kit is the perfect saviour during a winter emergency. There are many different types of Winter Car Kits on Amazon here.
7. Fanttik x8 Apex Air Inflator
The Fanttik x8 Apex Air Inflator is an excellent gadget to have kept in your car at all times. If your car experiences a slow puncture while driving, you may find yourself stranded. The Fanttik x8 Ape is a small tyre inflator, which will blow up your tyre , hopefully proving you with enough air to get to a garage for either a puncture repair or new tyre. There is also a really useful digital display that explains exactly how to use it.
The above are just a few of our favourite new car gadgets that we feel would improve your driving experience whether you have a long commute to work or stay local, there is something to suit everyone.