UK motoring website Autotrader has just launched an iPhone application in the UK, called the Autotrader iPhone App. The Autotrader iPhone App lets you take a picture of a car license plate, the application then scans the picture, and will identify the make and model of the car.
Once the scanning has been done you can access a range of information regarding than make and model of car and also read reviews of it.
You can also check what cars of the same model are available for sale in your area, and also access peformance data, and pricing information. This could come in quite handy if you spot an exotic sports car you want to buy.
You can save all you scanned cars in the application in a garage feature, for you to refer back to at a later date. The application is available as a free download from the UK iTunes store.