Using Blockchain for Data Collection in the Automotive Industry Sector: A Literature Review

Abdulghafour Mohammad, Sergio Vargas, Pavel Čermák
2022 Journal of Cybersecurity and Privacy  
Today's cars can share data with other cars, automakers, and service providers. Shared data can help improve the driving experience, the performance of the car, and the traffic situations. Among all data-collection techniques, blockchain technology offers an immutable and secure solution to support data collection in the automotive industry. Despite its advantages, collecting auto data with blockchain still faces several challenges. Thus, the purpose of this study was to conduct a review of
more » ... ished articles that have addressed the challenges of adopting blockchain for data collection in the automotive industry. This paper allowed us to answer the predefined research question: "What are the challenges of using blockchain for data collection in the automotive industry as presented in the published literature?" The review included articles published from 2017 to January 2022, and from the screened records, 13 articles were analyzed in full-text form. The founded challenges were categorized into seven categories: connectivity, privacy, security attacks, scalability, performance, costs, and monetizing. This review will help researchers, car manufacturers, and third-party suppliers to assess the applicability of the blockchain for data collection.
doi:10.3390/jcp2020014 fatcat:mmhlvqt65jdwrjizygzs7w775a