Best Drive to Earn Crypto Ideas (2022)
Last Updated Aug 2022
A new category of crypto companies are changing how you can make money with your vehicle.
From selling your driving data, to becoming your own Google Street Car, to mining crypto while you drive, there are some interesting ideas being developed.
In this list, we found the best up and coming drive to earn crypto companies. Cryptocurrency carries a high level of risk and these opportunities are not established like traditional drive to earn opportunities. So, explore these at your own risk and maybe you can start earning some passive income on the side.
Become your own Google Street car. Drive around and earn rewards while building a decentralized Google Maps
The Hivemapper Dashcam lets you become your own Google Street car. This crypto project, which is affiliated with the CEOs of Solana and Helium, is building a decentralized Google Maps. Install the dashcam in your vehicle and earn money passively while driving around. You will mine HONEY tokens and your footage gets uploaded to the map which is sold to commercial businesses. The more driving you do, the more you earn.
Earn rewards in exchange for your location data when driving, walking, jogging, or doing other activities
The Coin App rewards you in exchange for your location data when you're driving, walking, jogging, or doing other activities. Using the app, you collect digital assets in the real world by "geomining," which can be exchanged for cash or rewards later on. More than 1 million people have downloaded the app on Google Play and iOS, where they try to earn the in-app currency, called COIN
Fiat 500 owners in Europe can earn e.Coins as a reward for sustainable driving
Anyone who buys the Fiat 500 in Europe, an all-electric vehicle, will earn e.Coins as a reward for sustainable driving. According to Fiat, users who drive 10,000 KM annually can expect to earn approximately £150/year. Drivers can spend rewards in the Kiri Marketplace on "green" items and other things like Amazon, Spotify, and Netflix. As of May 2022, 7300 active drivers are in the program and £635,000 worth of Kiri rewards have been generated.
Get paid for your driving data by creating real-time traffic reports
MapMetrics is a community of drivers that share their location while driving and get paid for creating real-time traffic reports. It uses a geotracking device called a "Special Position Tracker" which costs €150. Users can put it in their car, motorcycle, or bike and monetize their driving data by earning tokens and NFTs.
There are many ways to make money with your vehicle like deliveries, rideshareing and advertising to name a few. And now there is a newer, less established option, which is driving to earn cryptocurrency.
While these ideas probably won't make you rich, they could earn some passive income on the side. Especially for someone who drives frequently. You can also combine these with traditional drive-to-earn opportunities to make it more profitable.