According to a recent analysis prepared; In the automotive industry, research studies and technological innovations towards blockchain have increased. Latest data published; revealed that 10 patent applications regarding blockchain technologies were made in the sector in April, May and June. In the same period last year, that number was 9. The figures were compiled by GlobalData, which reviews official patent applications from patent offices around the world.
According to the transferred details; Denso, which produces automotive parts, was the company that developed the most innovations in blockchain technologies in the automotive manufacturing and supply sector in the quarter where the figures were analyzed. Headquartered in Japan, the company has applied for 4 patents related to blockchain within three months. In the same period of 2021, Denso had no such patent applications.
Denso was followed by Ford with 3 patent applications.
US-based auto giant Ford followed Denso on the list. It was seen that the company filed 3 patent applications for blockchain technologies in April, May and June of this year. In the continuation of the list; Germany-based Continental AG, South Korean automotive giant Kia and German luxury automobile giant Porsche placed third, fourth and fifth with 1 patent application each.