Matthew Jones

By Matthew Jones on January 4, 2018

The rise of Blockchain for Automotive: mobility services

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 […]

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By Matthew Jones on June 21, 2017

Blockchain for Automotive: spare parts and warranty

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 […]

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By Matthew Jones on June 14, 2017

Blockchain for vehicle brand and experience

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 […]

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By Matthew Jones on June 7, 2017

Blockchain for automotive sales, services and finance

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 […]

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By Matthew Jones and Sunilkumar Ramakrishnan on May 31, 2017

Blockchain for manufacturer finance in the Automotive industry

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 […]

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By Matthew Jones and Senthil Virthachalam on May 25, 2017

Blockchain for Automotive Supply Chain

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 […]

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By Matthew Jones on March 23, 2017

Blockchain for Automotive

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 […]

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