As it stated in 140 SHARES Twitter Linkedin Facebook Reddit WeiboGerman automaker and multinational Daimler AG has joined the open-source blockchain working group, the Hyperledger Project.
Daimler’s Fintech ForayThe German automobile manufacturer joins the Hyperledger Project soon after acquiring PayCash Europe, a Luxembourg-based digital payments platform that offers a number of payment options including bitcoin.
With its own platform, Daimler aims to integrate ‘Mercedes Pay’ with European car- and ride-sharing platforms ‘Car2Go’ and ‘mytaxi’, both of which are owned by the German automaker.
Daimler AG, the parent company behind one of the world’s most recognizable brands in Mercedes-Benz, is the latest example of an industry giant investing and researching blockchain technology.
Pointedly, the company also plans to use the payments platform with its financial arm Daimler Financial Services which offers vehicle financing to car buyers.
referring to Mercedes has big plans – and a bigger fleet of cars – for the upcoming 2017 Geneva Motor Show 2017 starting March 9.
An extended range of engines, a targeted optical accentuation in the interior and exterior design as well as updated equipment variants will be shown.Special editions of Mercedes Benz SL and SLC Plus will also be presented, according to the company.One of the most promising showcases though would be the Concept X-Class through which, Mercedes would look to show their intent in global premium van market.
The company recently announced that the E-Class Cabriolet will be the major highlight of its pavilion – apart from several other showcases and launches.The four-seater E-Class Cabriolet will be the fifth member of the model range and is expected to grab maximum eyeballs for the German auto giants in the premier auto show.In addition, the company will also display the Mercedes-Maybach G 650 Laundalet after recently releasing its photos.Mercedes has also announced that it will be incrasing its GLA lineup for the European market.
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