The 30+ best smartphone apps for Danish EV drivers

2021 update

What are the best EV apps out there?

The car industry is evolving. With an increasing number of drivers becoming consumption conscious and choosing to go electric. How are you getting the most out of your car?

 Drivers today have more options. The only problem is to keep up with the best features out there. Conveniently locate services and start saving time and money by connecting your car to your phone.

We’ve gathered 30+ best EV apps for planning trips, finding charging spots, locating parking, and more.

Let’s explore the best EV apps for electric car owners.

Best multifunctional EV app

Monta

Monta app mobile view mockup intro screen

Price:

  • Free

Downloads:

Features:

  • Smart charging
  • Rent out your charge point
  • Map and 50.000+ public and private charge points
  • Danish app with the most charge points
  • Occasionally sets the price on public charging stations at 1 kr. DKK

Description

Want to save up to 1000 kr. annually, to minimize your carbon footprint by up to 35%, and rent out your charging point to other EV drivers? Monta is just for you.

Monta is an all-in-one EV charging app. What makes it so great is that it’s designed by EV drivers that understand the frustration of needing multiple charging apps. That‘s why they have come up with Monta. 

Currently, the Monta team offers smart charging for when sustainable energy is available and for charging at lower rates. It’s the most advanced smart charging algorithm to date. 

What’s more, you can set your charging point public and rent it out to other EV drivers, or share it with anyone who drives an EV.

No hassle as Monta makes sure your costs are covered and your visitor is charged.Check out what more Monta has in the works. Vote on your favorites or suggest a new feature.

EV Energy

EV Energy App view of scheduled smart charge

Price:

  • Free

Downloads:

Features:

  • Earn reward points
  • Charge on off-peak times
  • Track consumption

Description

EV Energy is offering its users to go even greener. With this app EV owners are able to charge their car at home in a more cost-effective manner while reducing carbon consumption. 

The app communicates with the car in order to charge during off-peak hours to reduce cost and when green energy is available. Meanwhile, you can comfortably monitor the progress on your phone and keep track of your savings. 

As a bonus, you collect Reward Points you can spend later.

True Energy

True Energy app view of planned charging of Audi e-tron

Price:

  • Free

Downloads:

Features:

  • Prioritize lowest prices or climate-friendly charging
  • Time limit
  • Safety distance

Description

This Smart Charge app is a Danish innovation developed by Charlotte Blou Sand. The app helps you optimize the charging of your electric vehicle in terms of cost and CO2 emissions by charging when lower prices and green energy is available. 

All you need to do is set a time for when the car should be ready and a safety distance in case of an emergency. The app will also allow you to override the green requirements for an immediate charge.

Charging Station Apps for Electric vehicle owners

Electro Maps

Electro Maps App view of available parkings and cahrge points nearby

Price:

  • Free

Downloads:

Features:

  • Overview of past charges
  • Pay with app
  • Filter by free vs. paid charging stations

Description

Electro Maps has one of the largest charging networks in Europe, including Denmark. Apart from providing you with easy navigation to charge points for electric vehicles, the app will store your data.

That is, you’ll be able to access your active charges as well as information about past charges.

Charge Point

Chargepoint App view of map with chargepoints available

Price:

  • Freemium

Charge of 75 kr. DKK as a balance when used on a station with a fee for the first time

Downloads:

Features:

  • Pay with your phone
  • Community updates on stations
  • Filter by car plug

Description

If you are looking for charging options this is probably the app for you.

ChargePoint has hundreds of thousands of places to charge worldwide, that’s including Denmark and the Nordics. Making it the largest EV charging app

As well as the most open one, allowing you to identify a large network of available and occupied stations. Including charging points from other networks. 

The app is also easy to use. Order a free ChargePoint card and tap the station to pay. Or scan charging stations and pay in the app.

Having the right EV Charge Point

Choosing the right mobile application to charge your EV is half the work. The hardware matters too and considering the right features such as type of plug, the durability of the materials as well as compatibility with your vehicle are just some of the things you have to take in mind. That is why we’ve devised a comprehensive list of the best EV charge points for you as a residential EV owner in order to help you choose the right one for you.

Chargemap

Chargemap App view of available charge points nearby and filter settings

Price:

  • Freemium

Chargemap Plus subscription available from 23.35 kr./md

Downloads:

Features:

  • 300.000+ Community
  • Hide out-of-service stations
  • Quick access to rates

Description

If you are planning a trip or need a nearby station Chargemap will have your back. This active community of EV drivers shares real time updates and images of charging stations for your benefit. 

To make it even more convenient you can filter out stations that are out of service and display rates at stations compatible with the Chargemap Pass.

E.ON Drive

E.ON Drive App view of available nearby charge points

Price:

  • Freemium

Subscribe from 99 kr. + consumption per month.

Downloads:

Features:

  • In-app payments
  • Distance to the closest station

Description

The E.ON app gives a great map-based overview of all E.ON stations. You can easily navigate to nearby stations based on requirements for charging speed and availability. 

The map covers all E.ON stations in Denmark and within Europe, making your trip abroad a breeze. The app also offers filters to match your car’s needs including plug types.

Besides that, you can sign up for E.ON paid plans and use the chargers near you.

Plugshare

Plugshare App mockup mobile view of available charge points nearby

Price:

  • Free

Downloads:

Features:

  • Global network
  • overview of free vs. paid charging stations
  • Trip Planner
  • Plugshare community

Description

The Plugshare app has a global network of charging stations that shows the availability status of stations that fit your car’s plug along with other filters to customize your search. This includes searches by stations that support payments via Plugshare.

The app also includes a trip planner to conveniently organize your drive with an overview of charging locations along your selected route. Which you can evaluate based on reviews from the Plugshare Community.

Clever

Clever App mobile view mockup

Price:

  • Free

Subscribe for unlimited charging starting from around 700 kr./md

Downloads:

Features:

  • Supports MobilePay
  • Step by step instructions
  • Filter by vehicle requirements

Description

The Clever map offers a limited overview of charging stations in the Nordics. With in-app payment options including MobilePay, this app makes use of a common way to pay to charge your car at stations in the Clever network only. That means you can’t use it to find other charging stations, which limits the experience. With a premium subscription you pay a fixed monthly fee for your charging that also includes access to charging stations owned by other Clever members.

Navigation apps for every EV owner

Waze

WAZE app mobile screen view of map to chose charging point

Price:

  • Free

Downloads:

Features:

  • Live traffic data
  • Reroute based on live data
  • Speed alerts

Description

This app is your live data navigation. Pick a destination and get route recommendations based on traffic, road work, or accidents that might affect your drive. You can also make sure to get to your destination safely and on time with speed limit alerts and convenient rerouting when detecting road changes. 

Waze is a top choice for electric car drivers due to its accuracy and route alternatives during the rush hours that other solutions do not provide.

MapFactor Navigator

MapFactor Navigator App view of map

Price:

  • Free

Offers in-app purchases starting from 7 kr. per month

Downloads:

Features:

  • Speed limit
  • Camera Warnings
  • Offline maps

Description

MapFactor Navigator is best known for its offline maps in over 200 countries. Users can download maps of cities around the world and navigate through them without worrying about connection.

It will notify you of speed limits and traffic cameras, avoid routes based on your preference. As well as provide live traffic and obstacle updates when you go online. It is an ideal solution for EV drivers planning to go on road trips.

Google Maps

Google Maps App view of a route

Price:

  • Free

Downloads:

Features:

  • Displays fastest routes
  • Estimates time
  • Traffic updates

Description

The best known app for navigation, Google Maps, offers you a user-friendly global option for planning trips and locating nearby services. 

For EV owners this app can come in handy to locate nearby charging stations, auto repair shops, and get traffic updates.

Apple Maps

Apple Maps App view of restaurants nearby

Price:

  • Free

Downloads:

Features:

  • Generates the fastest route
  • Identify charging points
  • Explore what’s near you

Description

Apple Maps is one of the better-known navigation applications out there. 

The app offers GPS based navigation with spoken directions for safe driving. 

Owners of electric vehicles will be especially happy to find available charging spots and the option to explore nearby places to spend time while the car charges.

A Better Route Planner (ABRP)

A Better Route Planner App view of a route and available Tesla chargers on the way

Price:

  • Free

Premium subscription available from 35 kr./month

Downloads:

Features:

  • Reroutes to faster charging stations
  • Customize trip by EV model
  • Updates on trip duration

Description

The ABRP navigation app helps you get the most out of your EV route. Filters are available to customize for your model, plug, and network charging preferences. 

By customizing your search the app makes sure to navigate to your selected destination and notify you of services that meet your car requirements as well as trip duration.

 

Recommended read: One of the most important metrics for EVs is the range it can cover. Find out which are the electric vehicles with the longest range. Did you know that a determining factor for how far your EV can go is the weather condition, specifically the temperature. During the winter and in the heat of the summer, your EV can lose more than 50% of its range. Find out why in our article about how temperature affects EV range

Chargeway

Chargeway App view of an address of a charge point

Price:

  • Free

Downloads:

Features:

  • Trip Planner
  • Charging time estimate
  • App suggestions of nearby places

Description

Chargeway is all about convenience when it comes to charging your electric vehicle. With the Trip Planner you select a location and the app generates the fastest route. In addition, the Charging Timer helps you estimate a charge time at different stations on your route. And while your car charges the app suggests nearby places to check out.

Brand specific: Electric car manufacturer apps

BMW Connected

BMW Conected App view of BMW 540i xdrive data

Price:

  • Paid

Subscription starting at 360 kr./year

Downloads:

Features:

  • Remote commands
  • Performance overview
  • Navigation to charging stations

Description

For owners of BMWs this app provides a great overall service. With remote features such as locking and unlocking the car, and getting important information including battery status for the BMW EV. 

The app can also locate and help you navigate to the nearest charging stations or car parks.

Tesla

Tesla App tripple mobile view of basic data, heating and location

Price:

  • Paid

Subscription from 99 kr./md

Downloads:

Features:

  • Track movement
  • Remote Commands
  • Charging status

Description

Tesla has created an app for its users to get the most out of their cars. 

In the app you have an overview of performance, charging progress, and track movements of the vehicle.

By connecting a smartphone to your Tesla, you get access to various remote features including start or stop a charge and warming the car up before a drive.

My Renault

My Renault App tripple mobile view

Price:

  • Free

Downloads:

Features:

  • Remotely start a charge
  • Book appointment at dealership
  • Trip planner

Description

If you own a Renault, you’ll certainly want to download the automaker’s app. Owners can use the app to monitor the charging process and get notifications when the vehicle reaches a full charge. 

The app also allows owners to remotely start a charge cycle, heat up the car, get tips on how to enjoy theircar more, and offers only available to Renault owners.

Hyundai Bluelink Europe

Hyundai Bluelink App view of main panel

Price:

  • Freemium

Subscription from 650 kr/year

Downloads:

Features:

  • Find my car
  • Summary of trips
  • Vehicle status

Description

With the Hyundai app you keep your car performance and status at your fingertips. The app shows you if any doors are left unlocked, and the battery and ignition status of your car. 

You can also make sure to never have to wonder where you parked ever again with the app’s GPS system.

Volkswagen We Connect

Volkswagen we connect mobile view of ID3 EV basic data

Price:

  • Freemium

Subscription to We Connect available from 590 kr/year

Downloads:

Features:

  • In car shop
  • Remote features
  • Status report

Description

This application has a convenient in-app shop. Volkswagen owners can use it to purchase car functions and services. That includes We Connect Plus services and access to other Volkswagen We apps, such as We Park.  

It also has other common features including remote vehicle control and performance and status reports to get the most out of your Volkswagen EV.

Best parking apps for EV owners

Easy Park

Easy Park tripple mobile view of nearby parking locations, charge schedule and location

Price:

  • Free

Downloads:

Features:

  • In-app payments
  • Pay for EV charging
  • Navigation

Description

The app provides EV owners with parking and charging for a convenient parking experience. As for payments, transfers are made via the app for parking and the charging provider. The app is even helpful for longer drives and is active all over Denmark as well as 14 other European countries.

ParkMan

ParkMan App mobile view of location

Price:

  • Free

Downloads:

Features:

  • See available parking
  • Extend parking with app
  • Pay with app

Description

ParkMan is a parking app that makes parking a breeze. No more running back to fill the meter or risk getting a ticket. Just add to the timer on your phone. In the app you select the starting time and press ‘stop parking’ to end your time. That way you only pay for the actual time spent occupying the parking spot.

ParkPark

ParkPark App mobile view of available charge points and parkings

Price:

  • Free

Downloads:

Features:

  • Prepaid
  • Lower rates
  • Automatic license plate reading

Description

Unlike most parking apps PARKPARK is prepaid. Meaning, the provider can offer you parking at lower rates. You will also only pay for the time your car is parked in the spot as an automatic license plate reader counts the minutes.

ParkOne

ParkOne App mobile view of mobilepay payment

Price:

  • Free

Downloads:

Features:

  • MobilePay
  • Extend parking
  • Speedy solution

Description

ParkOne is another great parking app available in Denmark. For your convenience, the provider works mainly with Mobilepay for easy and fast transactions. To create an even better experience, the app reminds you to extend your parking. No more parking tickets with this app.

OK Appen

OKAppen App mobile view of main panel

Price:

  • Free

Downloads:

Features:

  • Parking reminders
  • MobilePay
  • Car Wash

Description

With the OK App, you can find and pay for parking with MobilePay. What’s more, you can now use the in app payment option for a car wash at the OK stations around Denmark. And finally, the app works with your Coop Membership cards.

Danish Roadside Assistance for EV drivers

SOS Dansk Auto help – Road help

SOS Dansk Autohjælp Vejhjælp App mobile view of location on map

Price:

  • Paid

Downloads:

Features:

  • 24h assistance
  • On site repair
  • Phone consultation

Description

This app is provided to subscribers of SOS Autohjælp and is a complimentary service offered with their subscription packages within Denmark and Europe. Any time of day you can request roadside assistance from SOS Vejhjælp through the app.

Falck Road Help

Falck Vejhjælp App mobile view of location on map

Price:

  • Free

Downloads:

Features:

  • No Subscription needed
  • GPS Location
  • Convenient and Easy

Description

Falck Nordics have now made roadside assistance quick and open to everyone. In case your car breaks down and needs charging, towing or other immediate attention you can reach out to Falck via the app, and they will easily locate you with the help of the app’s GPS.

The best “find my car” apps for EV drivers

Find my car – Android

Find My Car Android App view of Help section

Price:

  • Freemium

Ad-free experience for 7 kr.

Downloads:

Features:

  • Store multiple locations
  • Share location
  • Emergency Button

Description

Falck Nordics have now made roadside assistance quick and open to everyone. In case your car breaks down and needs charging, towing or other immediate attention you can reach out to Falck via the app, and they will easily locate you with the help of the app’s GPS.

Find my car – iOS

Find My Car iOS App view of current location

Price:

  • Freemium

Ad-free experience for 7 kr.

Downloads:

Features:

  • Accurate location
  • Augmented reality
  • in-app purchases

Description

The app is an iOS location application that stores the GPS location of your car. It will not get easier than this to find your car with multiple navigation options including map -, spoken -, and augmented reality navigation.

Find my car – GPS Navigation

Find My Car GPS Navigation App tripple mobile view of radar for finding location

Price:

  • Freemium

Offer in-app purchases starting from 12 kr. per item

Downloads:

Features:

  • GPS
  • Four Navigation Systems
  • Internet not required

Description

This GPS Navigator will help you find your car with navigation that fits your preference. 

You choose between standard map navigation or three options available offline; destination-pointing compass, pulse wavefront radar, or GRS Pseudo Radar.

Best apps for renting trailers

Freetrailer

Freetrailer App mockup mobile view

Price:

  • Freemium

First rental period is free

Online reservation for 29 kr. DKK

Optional insurance for 49 kr. DKK

Extra rentail period for 199 kr. DKK

Downloads:

Features:

  • Quick and easy
  • Avoid Queues
  • 250+ rental spots

Description

Freetrailer is one of a kind app that helps you rent a trailer. With the help of this app you can easily rent a trailer at the moment you need it, and in the most convenient way. 

No more waiting in line, picking up keys, or comparing prices in multiple places. The app has over 250 pick up places in Denmark, as well as England, Germany, Norway, and Sweden.

The app is the only one of it’s kind in Denmark so make sure to download it.

Best apps for tracking your EV expenses

Spritmonitor

Spritmonitor App mobile view of fuel consumption and CO2 emissions

Price:

  • Freemium

Offers in-app purchases from 9 kr. per item

Downloads:

Features:

  • Reminder function
  • Compare your consumption
  • Graphical evaluations

Description

Spritmonitor has become popular among EV users to understand consumption patterns and manage vehicle expenses. The app will also keep you up to date with reminders on important events, including car maintenance and safety inspections. 

A lot of your questions about your model will get answered with this app as you join the active Spritmonitor community.

Drivvo

Drivvo app mobile view of activity log, fuel consumption and nearby charge stations

Price:

  • Freemium

Pro version available as annual subscription for 37 kr. DKK

Downloads:

Features:

  • Service reminder
  • Manage multiple vehicles
  • Expense reports

Description

Drivvo helps you keep an overview of your expenses as well as remind you of preventive maintenance

Assisting you to better manage your vehicle and save money while you’re at it. The app supports an overview of multiple cars making it a good option for private owners of multiple vehicles as well as for professional use.

Stack up your ultimate EV drivers tech

We hope you find this list helpful to get the most out of your electric vehicle. Whether you are on the road, searching for service, or looking to profit off your chargepoint, there is an app for it.

What are your thoughts on these top best EV apps? Did we miss any great ones?

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