An Architecture for Distributed Ledger-Based M2M Auditing for Electric Autonomous Vehicles

  • Dragos StrugarEmail author
  • Rasheed Hussain
  • Manuel Mazzara
  • Victor Rivera
  • Ilya Afanasyev
  • JooYoung Lee
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 927)


Electric Autonomous Vehicles (EAVs) promise to be an effective way to solve transportation issues such as accidents, emissions and congestion, and aim at establishing the foundation of Machine-to-Machine (M2M) economy. For this to be possible, the market should be able to offer appropriate charging services without involving humans. The state-of-the-art mechanisms of charging and billing do not meet this requirement, and often impose service fees for value transactions that may also endanger users and their location privacy. This paper aims at filling this gap and envisions a new charging architecture and a billing framework for EAV which would enable M2M transactions via the use of Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dragos Strugar
    • 1
    Email author
  • Rasheed Hussain
    • 1
  • Manuel Mazzara
    • 1
  • Victor Rivera
    • 1
  • Ilya Afanasyev
    • 1
  • JooYoung Lee
    • 1
  1. 1.Innopolis UniversityInnopolisRussia

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