W3C Web Payments Vision Meeting 2017

Connected Vehicle Payments

Ted Guild

W3C Web Payments Vision Meeting 2017

Connected Vehicle Payments

Some of the general types of payments in automotive space

Connected Vehicle Payment Problems

Enabling payments from Connected Vehicles introduces a number of unique problems.

Intermittent Connectivity


Shared Vehicles

Unlike laptops and smartphones, cars are not always used by a single individual

  • Fleet management
  • Rentals
  • Ridesharing
  • Emerging usage instead of vehicle ownership models
  • Borrowing friend's car
  • Personal vehicle expenses on a business trip
  • Shared Vehicle Solutions

    Early thoughts on solving 1:many (vehicle:drivers) relationships

    Primary stakeholders

    Incentives for change

    Benefits for consumer

    *Electronic tolls are often offered at a discount to encourage adoption, expect similar for other types of transactions

    Market Scope


    Some of the existing efforts

    Visa IFSF* Alibaba*
    NACS* and Conexxus FirstData Jaguar Land Rover* Audi*
    SAP* and Samsung* Accenture Ford
    Honda Apple* Google*

    *Existing W3C Members

    Desired participants

    Why W3C?

    W3C is positioned well to succeed in delivering solutions based on its existing Web Payments and Automotive Standards development. A unified, interoperable solution would be preferential to unique efforts.

    Relevant Work at W3C

    Next steps

    Next steps continued

    See Also