The automotive giant from Detroit, General Motors, has filed a patent for a blockchain-based platform that will be utilized by the company’s self-driving cars. The filing was submitted to the US Patent and Trademark Office on April, 2.
BMW Group, a popular luxury carmaker, will involve blockchain in its purchasing processes to guarantee the effective traceability of raw materials - from mines to smelters - and other important items. The new platform is expected to be launched at the end of 2020.
A comprehensive analysis of token definitions, their main uses and developments of decentralized applications and the token-economy, in an evolutionary path that exceeds paradigm 3.0, crosses that of Industry 4.0, to arrive at a scheme for Company 5.0.
Authentication of vintage cars is one of the few cases in which Lamborghini, an Italian car manufacturing company, is experimenting with the Salesforce blockchain that the company launched a few months ago. The announcement was made in recent days at the Dreamforce 2019, the event that brought 180,000 participants to San Francisco.
Automobili Lamborghini S.p.A, an Italian automotive brand and manufacturer of luxury sports cars and SUVs based in Sant'Agata Bolognese, is using the Salesforce distributed ledger technology (DLT) – blockchain - to verify its vintage vehicles.
Ford Motor Company, an American multinational automaker, is planning to extend its plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) test in different zones including Cologne, Italy and other parts of Europe. It will further explore how groundbreaking and advanced geofencing, distributed ledger tech (DLT) and blockchain could be of help in making accurate tracing and upturning the total amount of “green miles” compelled by automobiles.
Volvo Cars, a Swedish luxury vehicles firm and a subordinate of the Chinese automotive firm Geely, has manufactured the first-ever cars using reprocessed cobalt delineated with the help of blockchain tech and has further entered an isolated initiative to oversee cobalt from different mineral-rich countries including the DR Congo (DRC), Uganda and others.