There are plenty of automotive remote diagnostic services out there such as GMs OnStar or Ford's SYNC, but what about drivers of older cars; or drivers who simply cannot afford such services? Dashboard warning lights prove to be cryptic to uneducated drivers and service stations have been know to take advantage of such drivers. People can spend thousands of dollars a year on automotive maintenance in which most of the problems are simple fixes.
The Lugnut experience empowers the driver by telling you exactly what is going on with your car in real time in simple and easy-to-read messages sent right to your phone. Users can complete tutorials in order to earn points and discounts provided by service stations while educating themselves on vehicle maintenance and lessening the chance of getting taken advantage of by service stations.