Daymak Set to Put Bitcoin, Ethereum Mining Electric Cars on the Roads
Canadian light electric vehicle (LEV) manufacturer Daymak announced Spiritus - its upcoming electric car that will come with its own comprehensive crypto infrastructure.
Daymak Spiritus will come with Daymak Nebula, Daymak’s crypto suite that includes Nebula Miner and Nebula Wallet, which will turn its vehicles into “environmentally-friendly crypto miner nodes - an unprecedented milestone in the rapid evolution of blockchain technologies,” as the company said. The price of the car starts from USD 18,495.
Nebula Miner will be equipped with industry-leading graphics processing unit (GPU), which will let the car owners make money while they are parked, while Nebula Wallet aims to be an all-in solution for daily crypto needs.
“We envision a future where your highway tolls, your parking, and your drive-thru order will be paid directly on the fly with crypto. Your online bills and your banking can be handled through the same software platform paid in crypto. And whereas most vehicles are depreciating while they sit in your garage, the Nebula Miner will make you money while your Spiritus is parked. The potential applications are limitless,” Aldo Baiocchi, President of Daymak, said.
Baiocchi added that by the time of Spiritus release date in 2023, “everyone will be paying with crypto,” so the company is building its vehicles with that in mind.
"We are also working with a variety of exchanges to offer leasing payments via crypto," which is "another aspect of crypto integration in which the Daymak Spiritus is pioneering," he was quoted as saying.
While the crypto infrastructure is patent-pending, the technology will be available for licensing to other electric vehicle manufacturers as well, according to the company.
Spiritus is the offering in the Daymak Avvenire series, which "has surpassed 350 million dollars in pre-orders in less than 60 days."
The announcement didn’t take much time to get noticed in the crypto community. It has prompted some funny, skeptical, and enthusiastic responses.