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Continental Unveils Demo Earning App for Blockchain-Based Car Platform

News Automotive supplier Continental has unveiled an application called Earn As You Drive, which uses blockchain technology to monetize car user information. Parking space data for digital currencyForbes reported the news on Aug. 29. Per the report, Continental has partnered with tech firm Hewlett..

Jaguar Uses Iota in Proof-of-Concept Demo for Tracing Car Energy

News Distributed ledger technology (DLT) company Iota partners with auto manufacturer Jaguar Land Rover for a proof-of-concept (PoC) demonstration for tracing car energy with DLT. Tracking energy source and usageIota announced the news in an official blog post on Aug. 30. Per the announcement, Iot..

Mercedes-Benz in China Joins PlatOn for Blockchain Used Car Data

News Blockchain solutions company PlatOn has created a platform for storing data and calculating the price of used business cars at Beijing Mercedes-Benz Sales Service (BMBS). Calculating and monitoring car pricePlatOn shared the news with Cointelegraph on Aug. 29. According to the announcement, P..

Thai Customs Department Plans to Use IBM’s Tradelens to Track Shipping

News Thailand’s Customs Department intends to use IBM’s Tradelens blockchain solution to track shipping in Thai ports. According to an announcement published on Aug. 28 on the Thai Customs Department’s official website, the country plans to use Tradelens, a blockchain logistics system. Local news ..

Commerzbank Tests Blockchain Machine to Machine Payments with Daimler

News Frankfurt bank and financial services firm Commerzbank tested blockchain-based machine to machine payments with trucks produced by the firm behind the Mercedes-Benz auto brand, Daimler. Automated, human-free, paymentsAccording to a Commerzbank press release published on Aug. 8, the bank teste..

Volvo is Using Blockchain to Source Conflict-Free Cobalt for Its Cars

News Automaker Volvo Cars, owned by Chinese automotive group Geely, has produced electric cars with cobalt mapped on a blockchain, Reuters reports on Aug. 2. Blockchain used to combat child laborPer the report, Volvo also joined a project to monitor cobalt from Democratic Republic of Congo oversee..

Canadian Transcontinental Railway Joins Blockchain in Transport Alliance

News Canada’s transcontinental railway, Canadian Pacific (CP), has joined the Blockchain in Transport Alliance (BiTA). CP announced its new membership in an official press release on July 31. According to the announcement, CP is looking to support improvements in supply chain technology through bl..

S7 Airlines Processed Over $1M Via Blockchain Payment Platform in July

News S7 Airlines, a member of major global aviation alliance Oneworld, processed over $1 million through its blockchain payment system for the month of July. S7 processed nearly $4 million in payments on its blockchain platform since January 2019According to an official press release on July 30, S..

Mercedes Parent Firm is Building a Crypto Hardware Wallet for Cars

News Daimler, the German multinational corporation behind the Mercedes-Benz brand, partnered with European blockchain interface solutions startup Riddle & Code to provide an open car hardware wallet solution, the startup announced in a press release published on July 22. ‘Turn automobiles into fut..

Siemens Considers Using Blockchain Tech for Carsharing

News Self-proclaimed electrification, automation and digitalization global giant Siemens has shown an interest in adopting blockchain-based solutions. In particular, Siemens is exploring the use of blockchain in the transportation industry, as per a report by Forbes on July 15. According to Siemen..

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