Canada-based electric vehicle company, Daymak has announced an electric car, the Daymak Spiritus, that will be able to mine cryptocurrencies. As per the specifications, it will also feature solar charging to reduce the load on the battery while driving. The company, which has only offered the car for 60 days, claims to have managed to garner over $350 million in pre-orders.
Daymak will launch crypto mining electric car
Toronto-based electric car company Daymak has announced The launch of its new product, the Demak Spiritus, a car that will feature cryptocurrency mining. According to its press release, Demak Spiritus will be able to mine “from Dogecoin to Bitcoin when parked.” Spiritus will include a GPU onboard that will let its users direct their mining power to mine any cryptocurrency. Although it states that it will feature bitcoin mining, there is no mention of ASIC hardware anywhere in the statement.
In addition to its cryptocurrency mining facilities, the Demak Spiritus has other rare features: the car has a strange appearance, being a two-seater with three wheels, but it is not BendIt accelerates from 0 to 60 MPH in 6.9 seconds. While this is a far cry from recent offerings from electric companies such as Tesla, Demak has chosen to remain on the more value-oriented side of the price spectrum, with an estimated price of $19,995 for its entry model, calling this trim a “deluxe”. “Marketed as “
The Spirit also features a solar panel that will power all non-mechanical systems, meaning that, if Dayak delivers, it could be the first car to allow solar-powered cryptocurrency mining. However, Daymak’s proposal goes even further. Company President Aldo Biochi announced:
We envision a future where your highway tolls, your parking and your drive thru orders will be paid directly on the fly with crypto. Your online bills and your banking can be handled through a single software platform, paid in crypto.
It remains to be seen whether all of these ideas will be implemented, but the approach the company has in place is truly ambitious and could help set the trend for other manufacturers to follow. Daymak estimates that the Spiritus will be ready for shipping in 2023.
The push for green continues
Daymak jumped on the green mining narrative that is now being promoted by Tesla CEO Elon Musk, and has set the tone for new companies entering the mining business. Musk Criticizes Bitcoin Mining’s Energy Consumption, While Tesla Too announced They will stop accepting bitcoin as payment for their vehicles last month. Incidentally, the prices experience a Accident Around the same time, many people blame this fact as one of the reasons.
The Spiritus will be powered by electricity and solar power, making it possible to realize cryptocurrency gains when the car is parked, and by using only renewable energy, the brand believes will appeal to the ecotourism crowd. The company is also accepting payments in cryptocurrencies, making it the second electric car maker in the world to do so after Tesla.
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