Hyundai Motor America business will shortly be means to compensate for products and services such as gasoline, food and parking spots by new record developments and in-car purchasing options.
Hyundai and automotive module developer Xevo Inc. — that connects drivers and their vehicles to mobile applications and services by touchscreens and their vehicle-branded mobile apps — showcased an in-vehicle remuneration concept, a Hyundai Digital Wallet remuneration platform, at TU-Automotive Detroit on Wednesday.
This height will firmly store a customer’s remuneration information for in-car commerce so that a association can offer Hyundai-branded remuneration solutions for business to compensate for fuel during participating Chevron- and Texaco-branded stations, sequence and compensate for Applebee’s To Go and find and compensate for parking with ParkWhiz.
Cason Grover, comparison organisation manager of Hyundai Vehicle Technology Planning, told Automotive News that Hyundai does not nonetheless have a launch date and is still deliberation options for a in-car concept. The record could possibly be done accessible by a existent mobile app to arrangement in a car conduct unit, or it could be launched as partial of a car module in a subsequent infotainment platform. To establish that choice fits best, a association shortly skeleton to pierce a height from a explanation of judgment into a commander program.
Xevo brought Hyundai a 3 partners — Chevron, Applebee’s and ParkWhiz — formed on a brands’ existent infrastructures, capabilities and shifts toward some-more purchasing options that align with Hyundai’s goals.
“There’s a turn of existent remuneration capability,” Grover said. “The direct for some-more preference is always there.”
Hyundai has also worked with technologies such as Google Glass, Amazon’s Alexa, Google Assistant, Wear OS and Apple Watch in the enlargement from smartphone app integration. ParkWhiz also has partnerships with other companies such as Ford, Ticketmaster, Groupon and Madison Square Garden.