Honda starts accepting payments with Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies

Emre Çitak
Oct 3, 2023
Updated • Oct 3, 2023
Crypto & Blockchain

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In a move that marks a significant shift in the automotive industry, Honda has partnered with FCF Pay, a leading blockchain payment system, to adopt cryptocurrency payments.

This strategic alliance highlights Honda's commitment to innovation and customer convenience, as well as Japan's growing interest in Web3 technologies.

Honda's partnership with FCF Pay represents a paradigm shift in how customers interact with the company's products. By accepting digital currencies like Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Ripple, as well as meme coins such as Shiba Inu and Dogecoin, Honda is pioneering a new era in financial transactions.

Honda Bitcoin
Honda announces they will be accepting crypto-payments via FCF Pay - Image courtesy of Honda/Binance

Honda accepts Bitcoin now

The move by Honda not only benefits customers who prefer digital currencies but also showcases Honda's willingness to adapt to emerging technologies.

FCF Pay has positioned itself at the forefront of the cryptocurrency wave by accepting several major digital currencies. With this collaboration, Honda's customers can now make purchases using their preferred digital assets, further streamlining the buying process.

The inclusion of meme coins like Shiba Inu and Dogecoin is a clear indicator of Honda's understanding of the diverse nature of the cryptocurrency market and its desire to cater to a wide range of customers.

The full list of cryptocurrencies Honda accepts are as follows, as xeeted by FCF Pay on Twitter/X.

Japan is already used to Web3

Japan is steadily embracing Web3 innovation, as evidenced by the ruling Liberal Democratic Party's Web3 project team unveiling a white paper filled with proposals aimed at expanding Japan's Web3 industry.

This nationwide initiative underscores Japan's determination to lead in the technological frontier. Honda's partnership with FCF Pay aligns with this national drive.

Honda is also not the first Japanese automaker to venture into the world of cryptocurrencies. SBI Motor had previously embraced Bitcoin payments, while global electric vehicle leader Tesla made headlines by accepting Bitcoin and Dogecoin for vehicle purchases.

Nissan, another Japanese automaker, is also exploring Web3 avenues. This trend showcases the increasing mainstream adoption of cryptocurrencies across various industries.

Honda Bitcoin
Japan has long been accepting payments in Bitcoin in various sectors

Cross-industry adoption

The influence of cryptocurrencies extends beyond the automotive sector. HSBC, a British banking giant, has partnered with FCF Pay, enabling cryptocurrency users to pay mortgages and loans with digital assets, including XRP, Shiba Inu, and Dogecoin.

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A pioneering future

Honda's collaboration with FCF Pay and other notable partnerships signifies a significant leap toward cryptocurrency adoption and blockchain integration.

As cryptocurrency payments evolve, these groundbreaking initiatives will reshape financial and commercial landscapes, offering new horizons and possibilities for consumers worldwide.


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