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CMQTT Client that publishes data from Volkswagen WeConnect

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MQTT Client that publishes data from Volkswagen WeConnect Services

What is the purpose?

If you want to integrate data from your weconnect enabled car a standard protocol such as MQTT can be very helpful. This Client enables you to integrate with the MQTT Broker of your choice (e.g. your home automation solution such as ioBroker, FHEM or Home Assistant)


You need to install python 3 on your system: How to install python

How to install

If you want to use WeConnect-mqtt, the easiest way is to obtain it from PyPI. Just install instead using:

pip3 install weconnect-mqtt


If you want to update WeConnect-mqtt, the easiest way is:

pip3 install weconnect-mqtt --upgrade


There is also a Docker image to easily host WeConnect-MQTT: See on Dockerhub

How to use

Start weconnect-mqtt from the commandline:


You get all the usage information by using the --help command

weconnect-mqtt --help

An example to connect with an MQTT broker at with user test and password test123 is

weconnect-mqtt --username --password test123 --mqttbroker --mqtt-username test --mqtt-password test123 --prefix weconnect

The client uses user and password test123 in this example to connect to weconnect


If you do not want to provide your username or password all the time you have to create a ".netrc" file at the appropriate location (usually this is your home folder):

# For WeConnect
password testpassword123

# For the MQTTBroker
login test
password testpassword123

You can also provide the location of the netrc file using the --netrc option

Tested with

  • Volkswagen ID.3 Modelyear 2021
  • Volkswagen Passat GTE Modelyear 2021

Reporting Issues

Please feel free to open an issue at GitHub Issue page to report problems you found.

Known Issues

  • The Tool is in alpha state and may change unexpectedly at any time!

Related Projects:

  • WeConnect-cli: Commandline Interface to interact with the Volkswagen WeConnect Services
  • WeConnect-python: Python API to connect to Volkswagen WeConnect Services

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