Buying Gas Gets Easier with SAP, Toyota, VeriFone Technology

Buying Gas Gets Easier with SAP, Toyota, VeriFone Technology

Wednesday, July 9, 2014 - 1:40pm

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The day when technology rules the road gets closer all the time. SAP AGToyota InfoTechnology Center and VeriFone have developed a prototype system that features a one-touch screen that directs drivers to the nearest gas station and authorizes payment electronically.

And the driver can even receive personalized coupons! Promotions! Loyalty points!

It’s called connected fueling in the connected vehicle — a brave new world for the fossil-fuel consumer. The companies announced the prototype at the 14th SAP Automotive Forum, early this month in Leipzig, Germany.

Built on the SAP HANA Cloud Platform, the device aggregates information on a vehicle’s location, route and fuel level as well as points of interest. VeriFone provides the point-of-sale interface, and Toyota ITC provides telematics data. These processes and information are integrated via the SAP Cloud portfolio and presented in a screen on the Toyota ITC dashboard, allowing drivers to manage the entire transaction in one click.

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