electric cars

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

August 12, 2019
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 labor Per the report, Volvo also joined a project to monitor cobalt from Democratic Republic of Congo overseen by responsible-sourcing group RCS Global. Information technology outlet

5 Ways Autonomous Vehicles Can Use Blockchain

February 28, 2019
Blockchain has evolved past the fame – or infamy – of cryptocurrencies and is now being applied to other industries as well. It now sees a burgeoning partnership with automation on the road. Within the next few years, we’ll likely see blockchain and its digital economic transactions integrated into our cars. How will the automation

F1 race for sustainability

October 8, 2013
2013.10.08 More recently (this past June), I was interviewed on the subject of Formula One’s sustainability by Nobuko Kashiwagi of the United Kingdom-based U Brain TV (a web-based service) — see www.ubraintv.com. I was asked about how we could make events more sustainable, as this was something our company, Sustain Ability Showcase Asia (SASA), was