In the past few months, we have covered a bunch of engine immobilizers and remote starters that let you interact with your car from your smartphone. The Python SmartStart Pro can also help. It lets you remote start, lock, and unlock your car at the push of a button. Its SmartSchedule feature sends reminders when it is time to start your car.
You get status updates on your smartphone. By adding a GPS module, you can do even more. For instance, you can keep an eye on your vehicle’s location and speed and receive motion alerts. Geofencing is also supported.[more info]