Canada’s Daymak Inc., a maker of personal Light Electric Vehicles (LEVs), has announced that one of its upcoming electric cars, the Spiritus, will have built-in hardware and software for mining and managing crypto.
Daymak, which was founded in 2001 by Aldo Baiocchi, is headquartered in Toronto. Daymak is “the number one distributor and developer of LEVs in Canada with more than 100,000 vehicles sold, and is known for cutting-edge designs like the world’s first fully wireless e-bike and Canada’s first solar-powered, off-road e-bike.”
The Daymak Spiritus, which is the fifth model in the company’s Daymak Avvenire range of electric vehicles (EVs), is a three-wheel two-seater electric sports car that “rides like a go-kart”.
It comes in two versions: the Spiritus Deluxe that starts at USD 19,995 and the Spiritus Ultimate that starts at USD 149,000.
Daymak claims that the Spiritus will be the world’s first electric car with built-in support for crypto mining:
“Tomorrow’s vehicles will feature an array of technology systems seamlessly integrated for the convenience of the driver. Daymak has been a champion for disruptive technologies since its inception, and the current crypto movement is a clear indication that by the 2023 Spiritus release date, we will be in the midst of the blockchain revolution. Everyone will be paying with crypto by then, and we are building these cars with that in mind.
“The Daymak Spiritus will be the first electric car in history to mine cryptocurrency while it is parked, including Bitcoin, Doge, Ethereum, Cardano, and more. This will be done through Daymak Nebula, our comprehensive cryptocurrency suite. From a touch of your Spiritus dashboard, you can access the Nebula Miner interface, as well as Nebula Wallet, where you can collect your miner profits, and pay/receive/stake many cryptocurrencies. Nebula Wallet will also be available on all smartphones.“
In a press release issued on Tuesday (June 1), Daymark had this to say about the two components of the Daymak Nebula platform:
“Nebula Miner – make money while you are parked. Spiritus cars will come standard with an industry-leading GPU in mining price-to-profit. Whenever the vehicle is parked on top of the Daymak Ondata wireless charging pad, or parked and trickle-solar-charging, or plugged-in, Daymak Spiritus is guaranteed to be making its owner money.
“Nebula Wallet – the all-in-on solution for all daily crypto needs. Nebula Miner profits can be collected, stored, and transacted via the Nebula Wallet, which is securely integrated into the Spiritus interface.“
Daymak has started accepting pre-order payments for the Spiritus “in a multitude of cryptocurrencies including Doge, Ethereum, Cardano, and Bitcoin, making it one of the first LEV manufacturers to do so.”
The press release went on to add:
“Every Spiritus vehicle will be a node on the Blockchain, and will include Daymak Nebula Miner and Nebula Wallet. Daymak Nebula technology makes Daymak Spiritus the first car in history with mining hardware and cryptocurrency technology programmed into the user interface. As an emission-free daily driver with solar charging capabilities, Nebula infrastructure turns Daymak’s Spiritus vehicles into environmentally-friendly crypto miner nodes, which is an unprecedented milestone in the rapid evolution of blockchain technologies.”
Aldo Baiocchi, President of Daymak, stated:
“The Spiritus car is for those who want more in life, and we are committed to putting our customers ahead of the curve. 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…
“It is not just about building LEVs. We have positioned our Daymak Avvenire series as the LEVs of tomorrow, and tomorrow’s vehicles will feature an array of technology systems seamlessly integrated for the convenience of the driver. Daymak has been a champion for disruptive technologies since its inception, and the current crypto movement is a clear indication that by the 2023 Spiritus release date, we will be in the midst of the blockchain revolution. Everyone will be paying with crypto by then, and we are building these cars with that in mind.”
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