Matthew Jones

The rise of Blockchain for Automotive: mobility services

Written by Matthew Jones | January 4, 2018 | Automotive, Blog

It’s been more than six months since I wrote my last blog post on Blockchain for Automotive. And in the interim, interest in Blockchain from the Auto industry has really taken off. Some of this is, no doubt, sparked by the run up in the world of crypto-currencies. But multiple auto and related companies have ...read more


Blockchain for Automotive: spare parts and warranty

Written by Matthew Jones | June 21, 2017 | Automotive

This is the sixth and final blog post that examines how the Automotive industry will be impacted by Blockchain. In this post I elaborate two use cases that have enormous potential in the area of spare parts and warranty. Identification of counterfeits A car manufacturer is concerned that service centres and garages in certain markets ...read more


Blockchain for vehicle brand and experience

Written by Matthew Jones | June 14, 2017 | Automotive

This is the fifth of six blog posts that examine how the Automotive industry will be impacted by Blockchain. In this post I elaborate two use cases on vehicle brand and experience. Vehicle software management A premium car manufacturer wants to offer its car owners ability to download software apps over-the-air to their vehicle; including ...read more


Blockchain for automotive sales, services and finance

Written by Matthew Jones | June 7, 2017 | Automotive

This is the fourth of six blog posts that examine how the Automotive industry will be impacted by Blockchain. In this post I elaborate on two use cases in the area of retail sales, service and finance. Vehicle registration Registration of a new vehicle or registration transfer of a used vehicle is a time consuming ...read more


Blockchain for manufacturer finance in the Automotive industry

Written by Matthew Jones and Sunilkumar Ramakrishnan | May 31, 2017 | Automotive

This is the third of six blog posts that examine how the Automotive industry will be impacted by Blockchain in the near and not so distant future. In this post I elaborate two use cases that have huge potential for Manufacturer Finance. Treasury Operations Today’s largest Automotive companies operate less like single monolithic command and ...read more


Blockchain for Automotive Supply Chain

Written by Matthew Jones and Senthil Virthachalam | May 25, 2017 | Automotive

This is the second of six blog posts that examine how the Automotive industry will be impacted by Blockchain in the near and not so distant future. In this post I elaborate on two use cases that have enormous potential to improve efficiencies in the Automotive Supply Chain. But before we drill down into use ...read more


Blockchain for Automotive

Written by Matthew Jones | March 23, 2017 | Automotive, Blockchain

This is the first of several blog posts that examine how the Automotive industry will be impacted by Blockchain in the near and not so distant future. First, let me remind you what Blockchain is. Second, I will highlight Blockchain’s most powerful features. Third, I will introduce promising use cases for Blockchain in Automotive. And ...read more