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Rivian Patents a Movie Projector Accessory for the Gear Tunnel
Rivian Patents a Movie Projector Accessory for the Gear Tunnel

30 Nov 2023, 23:58 UTC · By: Cristian Agatie / Rivian filed to patent a movie projector accessory for the Gear Tunnel, something it presented two years ago during the Overland Expo but never produced

 
Patent: Tesla Will Use Facial Recognition for Personalized Settings and Safety Decisions
Patent: Tesla Will Use Facial Recognition for Personalized Settings and Safety Decisions

28 Nov 2023, 10:25 UTC · By: Cristian Agatie / A Tesla patent shows that the company plans to use facial recognition to apply personalized settings and make safety-related decisions while driving

 
Rivian R1S Camp Kitchen Trademark Filed With the USPTO, Might Not Seat Seven Anymore
Rivian R1S Camp Kitchen Trademark Filed With the USPTO, Might Not Seat Seven Anymore

18 Aug 2023, 20:54 UTC · By: Florin Amariei / The coveted camp kitchen is making a comeback. But it's not coming for R1T's gear tunnel just yet. This one's for the all-electric SUV

 
Volkswagen Copies One of the Worst Tesla Features As They Patent Stalkless Steering Wheel
Volkswagen Copies One of the Worst Tesla Features As They Patent Stalkless Steering Wheel

25 Jul 2023, 13:04 UTC · By: Cristian Agatie / Volkswagen filed a patent for a steering wheel integrating controls for various car functions, including the turn signals, paving the way to a stalkless design

 
Tesla Cybertruck Exoskeleton Claims Could Be Caused by a Misunderstanding
Tesla Cybertruck Exoskeleton Claims Could Be Caused by a Misunderstanding

18 Jul 2023, 16:08 UTC · By: Cristian Agatie / Teardown veteran Sandy Munro confirmed that the Cybertruck does not feature an exoskeleton after seeing the body in white, despite Elon Musk claiming otherwise

 
Tesla Patents Remote-Controlled Power Tailgate for Cybertruck
Tesla Patents Remote-Controlled Power Tailgate for Cybertruck

23 Jun 2023, 13:18 UTC · By: Cristian Agatie / Tesla published a patent application for a power tailgate for the Cybertruck, with the ability to open and close remotely using the smartphone or the key fob

 
Upcoming Volvo EX30 Flaunts Thor's Hammer Signature Lighting in Design Patent
Upcoming Volvo EX30 Flaunts Thor's Hammer Signature Lighting in Design Patent

11 May 2023, 00:52 UTC · By: Mircea Panait / Volvo's smallest crossover utility vehicle yet has been leaked by means of a design patent that reveals many EX90-inspired styling cues

 
Rivian Reinvents Truck Storage in New Patent, Gives Tesla Cybertruck a Nod
Rivian Reinvents Truck Storage in New Patent, Gives Tesla Cybertruck a Nod

11 Apr 2023, 09:20 UTC · By: Cristian Agatie / Rivian patents new storage features for its trucks, reminding everyone of the Tesla Cybertruck's sail pillar storage that might not make it into production

 
Tech Giant Invents System to Adjust Car Ambient Lights When You’re Angry
Tech Giant Invents System to Adjust Car Ambient Lights When You’re Angry

31 Mar 2023, 10:28 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / Huawei has developed a new system that allows its cars to automatically adjust the interior lights based on the driver HR readings

 
Ford Wants Cars to Communicate With Pedestrians
Ford Wants Cars to Communicate With Pedestrians

10 Mar 2023, 17:46 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / A new patent describes a technology that would allow vehicles to communicate with people on the road, including pedestrians crossing the street

 
Toyota Reinvents Pickup Truck Bed Covers With Solar Panels and Weather Sensing
Toyota Reinvents Pickup Truck Bed Covers With Solar Panels and Weather Sensing

22 Feb 2023, 17:02 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / The Japanese carmaker believes tonneau covers should get a smart overhaul to allow them to determine the weather conditions and adjust accordingly

 
General Motors Created the Perfect Audio System for a Convertible
General Motors Created the Perfect Audio System for a Convertible

22 Feb 2023, 16:24 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / The company has recently patented a vehicle audio control system that can adjust its settings based on physical changes in the car

 
Tesla Files to Patent New Die-Casting Alloy for Use in Single-Piece Megacastings
Tesla Files to Patent New Die-Casting Alloy for Use in Single-Piece Megacastings

17 Feb 2023, 14:15 UTC · By: Cristian Agatie / Tesla filed a patent application for a new die-casting aluminum alloy suitable for structural components that offer both high strength and ductility

 
Rivian Patents Low-Range Gearbox Attachment for Extreme Off-Roading
Rivian Patents Low-Range Gearbox Attachment for Extreme Off-Roading

8 Feb 2023, 17:46 UTC · By: Cristian Agatie / Rivian was granted a patent for a bolt-on low-range gearbox that would allow its trucks to tackle the most difficult terrain

 
Google Finds Clever Way to Fix Navigation Problems in Tunnels
Google Finds Clever Way to Fix Navigation Problems in Tunnels

7 Feb 2023, 17:36 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / A new patent filed by Google describes technology that would allow navigation apps, including Google Maps, to determine the location of beacons more efficiently

 
Ford’s Latest Surprising Idea Brings a Cinema Mode to Your Car
Ford’s Latest Surprising Idea Brings a Cinema Mode to Your Car

6 Feb 2023, 19:43 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / The American carmaker has recently patented new technology that would provide vehicles with a dedicated mode for drive-in theaters

 
2024 Toyota Tacoma Design Patent Reveals Tundra Styling Cues, 2.4L Turbo Rumored
2024 Toyota Tacoma Design Patent Reveals Tundra Styling Cues, 2.4L Turbo Rumored

27 Jan 2023, 22:06 UTC · By: Mircea Panait / Imagine a Tundra one size smaller. That's the 2024 Toyota Tacoma in a nutshell, a mid-size pickup inspired by Toyota's EV concept from late 2021

 
Microsoft Comes Up With a Brilliant Idea to Improve Driver Safety
Microsoft Comes Up With a Brilliant Idea to Improve Driver Safety

26 Jan 2023, 17:42 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / The company has recently been granted a patent for a system that would be able to tell if a certain route is safe for drivers or not

 
Toyota Invents a Door Handle That Kills Bacteria and Viruses
Toyota Invents a Door Handle That Kills Bacteria and Viruses

26 Jan 2023, 16:31 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / The Japanese carmaker has recently patented technology that would integrate a sanitizing system directly into the door handle

 
2024 Lamborghini Aventador Replacement Patent Images Leaked: Looks Like a Mad Bull
2024 Lamborghini Aventador Replacement Patent Images Leaked: Looks Like a Mad Bull

16 Jan 2023, 17:14 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / Lamborghini is set to replace the Aventador with a hybridized supercar later this year. The patent filing has revealed what that car might look like