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This Is the All-New 2024 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Before You're Supposed to See It
This Is the All-New 2024 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Before You're Supposed to See It

9 Aug 2022, 06:49 UTC / A set of patent images, supposedly real, has made its way to the web, revealing the design of the new generation Mercedes-Benz E-Class

 
Toyota Is the World’s Leader in Solid-State Battery Patents By a Wide Margin
Toyota Is the World’s Leader in Solid-State Battery Patents By a Wide Margin

7 Jul 2022, 13:58 UTC / According to Nikkei Asia, Toyota has 1,331 known patents while Panasonic is in second place with 445 patents. South Korean competitors are speeding up

 
Toyota Patent Drawings Could Preview Production Version of GR GT3 Race Car
Toyota Patent Drawings Could Preview Production Version of GR GT3 Race Car

30 Jun 2022, 09:45 UTC / The patent drawings show a design that is quite similar to the Toyota GR GT3 prototype it is based on, with some subtle differences

 
Ford Patents a Crazy New Feature for a Vehicle's Windows, It Will Blow You Away
Ford Patents a Crazy New Feature for a Vehicle's Windows, It Will Blow You Away

1 Jun 2022, 16:00 UTC / Ford has filed a patent for a “switchable glass structure” that empowers electro-chromatic glass to act as touch-sensitive surfaces

 
Apple Car Is Very Much Alive, Will Feature VR Technology and Possibly No Windows
Apple Car Is Very Much Alive, Will Feature VR Technology and Possibly No Windows

20 May 2022, 08:57 UTC / New rumors about the future Apple Car are fueled by a recent patent filing hinting at a windowless autonomous vehicle featuring virtual reality technology

 
Ford Patents Key Fob Relay Attack Prevention System, Will Make Stealing Cars a Lot Harder
Ford Patents Key Fob Relay Attack Prevention System, Will Make Stealing Cars a Lot Harder

13 May 2022, 16:21 UTC / Ford has filed a patent for a system able to prevent vehicle key fob relay attacks by using a new authentication system which makes a thief’s job a lot harder

 
GM Acknowledges Limited EV Towing Range, Patents Assisted Towing Concept
GM Acknowledges Limited EV Towing Range, Patents Assisted Towing Concept

11 May 2022, 14:21 UTC / GM has filed a patent application describing an electrically-assisted flatbed trailer that would offset the range penalty when towed by an electric vehicle

 
Honda Has a Clever New Suspension System, It Uses Electromagnets
Honda Has a Clever New Suspension System, It Uses Electromagnets

21 Apr 2022, 17:53 UTC / Honda may have a struck a deal with GM to share its Ultium platform, but when it comes to comfort the Japanese carmaker is not fooling around

 
New Apple Patent Reveals More About the iCar, Video Really is King
New Apple Patent Reveals More About the iCar, Video Really is King

8 Apr 2022, 21:59 UTC / If there’s a tech company out there that does want to miss the EV era, you let us know. Apple isn’t going to let this chance slip. Here’s the latest iCar news

 
Ford Patents Some Crazy Tricks for Its Future All-Wheel Steering Systems
Ford Patents Some Crazy Tricks for Its Future All-Wheel Steering Systems

7 Apr 2022, 09:39 UTC / A Ford patent describes interesting capabilities for a future all-wheel-drive system that will rival GM's crab walk and Rivian’s K-turn and tank turn

 
Toyota's New Wheelchair Design Might Save Your Life
Toyota's New Wheelchair Design Might Save Your Life

26 Mar 2022, 14:42 UTC / Mobility isn’t all about cars or trucks. Japanese automaker Toyota wants to help those that need wheelchairs. It plans on making them safer for everyday usage

 
Ford's New Patent for a Vehicle With Drift Mode Brings a Fresh Approach
Ford's New Patent for a Vehicle With Drift Mode Brings a Fresh Approach

24 Mar 2022, 14:24 UTC / Focus RS's drift mode was apparently a happy accident, but a new patent shows Ford is back to the drawing with the happy-driver feature

 
Honda's Getting Ready for a New, High-Tech, Long-Range EV Powerhouse
Honda's Getting Ready for a New, High-Tech, Long-Range EV Powerhouse

20 Mar 2022, 00:20 UTC / Everybody’s trying to make EVs as useful as possible. Honda doesn’t want to be left behind, so it starts working on it in the most Japanese way possible

 
Boeing's Building a Powerful Laser, Patent Reveals Its Secrets
Boeing's Building a Powerful Laser, Patent Reveals Its Secrets

9 Mar 2022, 11:45 UTC / When making planes is not enough, lasers can do the trick. Boeing looks into the future and patents powerful new technology. You might guess its use

 
Apple Develops Liquid Cooling System, Likely for the Apple Car
Apple Develops Liquid Cooling System, Likely for the Apple Car

1 Mar 2022, 23:30 UTC / The company has recently been granted a new patent for a new liquid cooling system that could once be used on its first EV

 
Ford's New Pet Mode Is Coming Soon, Will Be on Key Fobs
Ford's New Pet Mode Is Coming Soon, Will Be on Key Fobs

17 Feb 2022, 22:54 UTC / Just when you thought Ford’s done updating its vehicles, here it comes again with something new. The carmaker will have a Pet Mode for its units

 
New Ford SUV Will Have a Split Tailgate That Also Includes a Dog Ramp
New Ford SUV Will Have a Split Tailgate That Also Includes a Dog Ramp

16 Feb 2022, 14:47 UTC / Ford is thinking of you, your pets, and your need for off-grid adventure. There’ll be a new SUV with a tailgate that’s both cute and useful

 
Apple Imagines a Car Phone Holder That Already Exists, Not Really Revolutionary Anyway
Apple Imagines a Car Phone Holder That Already Exists, Not Really Revolutionary Anyway

10 Feb 2022, 23:37 UTC / An Apple patent describes a magnetic car phone holder with integrated MagSafe; a very similar product has already been created

 
Ford Doesn't Believe in Electric Vehicles, Patents All Sorts of Workarounds
Ford Doesn't Believe in Electric Vehicles, Patents All Sorts of Workarounds

10 Feb 2022, 15:00 UTC / The Ford F-150 Lightning is one of the most anticipated electric vehicles and yet Ford does not seem to believe in EVs, as shown by a series of recent patents

 
Will This New Mazda Two-Stroke Supercharged Engine Sound like a V8?
Will This New Mazda Two-Stroke Supercharged Engine Sound like a V8?

8 Feb 2022, 14:25 UTC / While other carmakers give up on the internal combustion engine, Mazda keeps the revs up and continues innovating. This new patent application proves it