Volvo’s parent company establishes blockchain joint venture headquarters in Wuxi, China


On Tuesday, privateness blockchain Concordium and Geely Holding, a Chinese language multinational automotive automotive firm that owns manufacturers equivalent to Volvo, announced the creation of a joint blockchain enterprise with headquarters in Wuxi, China. The undertaking goals to develop blockchain applied sciences and enhance blockchain requirements, primarily within the automotive trade.

Since establishing the three way partnership final February, Geely Holding has created a Digital Know-how Sector, or DTS, subsidiary to put money into cutting-edge applied sciences, together with blockchain. Furthermore, the 2 entities plan to supply companies and prospects entry to new blockchain platform-based enterprise fashions and decentralized functions. DTS has already developed blockchain providers, equivalent to a digital asset administration platform and a blockchain traceability platform, and deployed into Geely’s automotive merchandise.

Daniel Donghui Li, CEO of Geely Holding, mentioned: “The in-depth cooperation between Geely Holding and Wuxi Financial Improvement District within the area of blockchain applied sciences will assist speed up the event of the blockchain trade in Wuxi.” In the meantime, Lars Seier Christensen, chairman of the Concordium Basis, added:

“We are going to do our utmost to contribute with our blockchain know-how to learn enterprises and start-up corporations all through China.”

Concordium is a blockchain integrating each privateness with accountability by means of its ID layer. The corporate says that its protocol-level ID ensures that each pockets is related to a real-world identification verified by means of a third-party ID supplier. In the meantime, it leverages zero-knowledge proofs to ensure the anonymity of transactions. The platform’s native payment coin, known as CCD, is used for paying transaction fees, staking, as a reward for node operators and as collateral or settlement for its decentralized finance protocols.