Your Car Is Your Wallet: Connected Cars And The Future Of Fintech

Payments Leader

Posted on April 20, 2017


In our feature article today by Forbes, learn how using cash at the gas pump will soon be a thing of the past.

Plans for the future is to create the world where your car will be synced with your bank account. This allows drivers to buy gas, pay tolls, and pick up at the drive-thru window without having to touch their wallets.

Doug Brown, Senior Vice President of Mobile at FIS, explains details of a new cell phone app where “we are working with fast food restaurants to allow app-based order ahead and payment from in-car.”

Read the full article here.

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  1. ADV1101 at 3:01 pm

    AMAZING technology! This is wearable tech 2.0. I wonder what the rate of adoption will be, given that we still haven’t seen an overwhelming response to mobile wallets? Because this will streamline and reduce the time spend on so many daily activities, I could see the masses signing onto having this in their vehicles at a much faster rate. Would be interested to read more!

    • EVRYEDGE at 8:31 pm

      Agreed! I think it’s just a matter of time – since cars aren’t like phones and purchased every year or two, it will be a slower adoption but nonetheless transformative. Really wild to think of the integration between a car and wallet. Looking forward to following this trend!

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