Vauxhall launches RoadTrip app for iPhone

Article by Christian Andrei, on September 22, 2011

Vauxhall has released a new iPhone app that gives drivers a quick and convenient way to track their business journeys. This free new app, called RoadTrip, provides an array of smart features for tracking business miles in order to create mileage claims easier and quicker. The app simplifies the process by letting the drivers automatically create a database of locations and favorite journeys by entering the information only once.

Compared to other smartphone map applications, RoadTrip goes further by having functionalities that suit drivers including calculating business expenses. This app lets drivers to choose from any vehicle from Vauxhall, enter a destination and plan a route.

Users will have the option to add other manufacturers as well. The app can then work out any mileage rates, the cost of the journey and any other possible expenses. Vauxhall acknowledges that the end of a business day does not always mean the end of work.

The app has been designed to include a choice of utilities that make the lives of business drivers easier by simplifying their administration. It produces expense report previews which can be sent through email as CSV files.

In addition, the app is developed to lessen errors, making business trips accounting more accurate. All vital data can be password protected, accessed on other devices, and backed up.

Press Release

VAUXHALL ROADTRIP APP KEEPS JOURNEYS ON TRACK

RoadTrip, a new iPhone app that has just been released by Vauxhall, provides drivers with a fast, simple way to track their business journeys.

The free new app offers a range of smart features for tracking business miles, to make creating mileage claims quicker and easier. It simplifies the process by allowing drivers to automatically build up a library of locations and favourite journeys, without needing to enter the same information more than once.

RoadTrip goes further than other smartphone map applications by suiting its functionality to drivers; especially those calculating business expenses.

The app allows users to choose from any vehicle from Vauxhall, as well as other manufacturers, enter a destination and plan a route. The app can then work out any mileage rates, what the journey will cost and any other likely expenses.

Vauxhall recognises that the end of a business day is not always the end of the working day. RoadTrip has been developed to include a selection of utilities that make business drivers’ lives easier by simplifying their administration.

The application produces previews of expense reports that can then be emailed as CSV files that company car users can then send to their managers or other staff.

The app is designed to reduce errors and make accounting for business trips more accurate. All essential data can be backed up, password protected and accessed on other devices.

“When travelling on a daily basis, recurring expenses can cause frustration for employees,” said Steve Catlin, Vauxhall’s Fleet Marketing Manager. “The RoadTrip app combines navigational tools with smart calculation software to offer an easy-to-use app for any employee on the road.”

The RoadTrip app can be downloaded from the App store now – search for ‘Vauxhall RoadTrip’.

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