Blockchain and e-mobility—what’s the link?

Distributed ledger technologies could make running an electric vehicle service cheaper, easier and more secure. By Freddie Holmes

Originally gaining fame as the platform for cryptocurrency Bitcoin, blockchain has taken time to garner any real traction elsewhere. But as the automotive industry continues to pursue more efficient and secure ways of transferring data, it has caught the eye of numerous players.

Special report: How will blockchain disrupt mobility?

In particular, many see the potential for blockchain-based services for electric vehicles (EVs). Cryptocurrency and e-mobility—it all sounds very ‘future mobility’, but what’s the link?…