Best car gadgets

Motoring 2019-8-8
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If you’re gadget and motor mad you don’t want to miss out on these.

Whether you’re looking to improve your car’s safety or just looking for a cool new addition, check out our pick of the best car gadgets on the market.

Best for improving safety

Nonda ZUS Smart Tire Safety Monitor
Our recent research found that eight in ten (82%) UK car owners fail to complete essential car maintenance checks at the recommended intervals, including 14% of women and 6% of men admitting to never checking their tyres.

If you find yourself in that population, this little gadget could be exactly what you need. It boosts driving safety by giving you an accurate and real-time reading of your tyre pressure and temperature, as well as a slow leak detector that can pre-warn you before anything goes wrong.

INGEAR AutoXscape Car Emergency Multi-Tool

This nifty little tool is a great one to keep in your glove box or door pocket. If the worst was to happen and you found yourself in an accident, it includes a bright torchlight, a seatbelt cutter and windscreen hammer which really could be the difference between life and death.

YI Mirror Dash Camera
There are many dash cams to choose from, but this is our favourite. It fits easily into your rear view mirror and features include dual recording for front and rear, a wide touch screen for ease of use and driver fatigue alerts to keep everyone safe during long journeys.

Philips GoPure Car Air Purifier

If long journeys are a regular occurrence for you and your family, this could be a great investment. Not only is it great for removing up to 99% of harmful particles that we’re not aware of, such as dust and bacteria, it’s also a lifesaver for those who suffer from hay fever and other allergies. Perfect for those family road trips.

Just for fun

Handpresso Auto Hybrid Coffee Maker
If you’re the type that can’t even function in a morning with your caffeine fix, you’re not alone. But don’t worry, the Handpresso coffee maker is here to save the day. Powered by your car’s cigarette lighter, it uses both coffee pods and grounds for the perfect cup of joe. That morning commute just got a whole lot easier.

SUNSBELL Car Kettle Boiler
If a brew is your morning beverage of choice, fear not, there’s something for everyone in this list. This cool kettle also runs off your cigarette lighter and it’s designed to fit perfectly into your cup holder so you never have to worry about spillages.

Skycamp Rooftop Tent
If you love the idea of camping but no so much lying on the ground and waking up covered in condensation, we hear you. That’s why this rooftop tent has made it on to our list. It comfortably sleeps 2 people and opens easily into one neat bedroom. Plus, the low profile when closed reduces air resistance and lowers the vehicles height for easy travelling. 

WheelMate Extreme Vehicle Desk
If you travel a lot for work, this one is for you. This handy desk attaches quickly and easily to your steering wheel allowing you to catch up on your emails or eat your lunch on the go more comfortably than ever before.

iOttie Easy One Touch Wireless Fast Charging Dash & Windshield Mount
You want to follow your mobile’s satnav, you can’t see it properly, its battery is being drained, if you plug it in to charge the wire gets in the way of the gear stick. We. Know. But with this wireless windscreen mount, those troubles are no more!

Hitachi Hints and Tips is intended to be informative and interesting. It does not constitute financial advice, and you should always do further research when making any financial decisions. All information was correct at date of publication.
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