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Microsoft Has Found a Way to See Through Fog and Dust
Microsoft Has Found a Way to See Through Fog and Dust

24 Jan 2021, 12:04 UTC / New patent describes a technology that could be built into AR glasses to help the wearer see through dust, fog, and smoke no matter where they are

 
This New Airbag Creates a Passenger Enclosure to Save Your Life
This New Airbag Creates a Passenger Enclosure to Save Your Life

13 Dec 2020, 16:44 UTC / Waymo patented a new airbag system that can deploy around a passenger, essentially to protect them from every single angle in case of an accident

 
Apple Envisions a Navigation App Providing Directions to Your Parked Car
Apple Envisions a Navigation App Providing Directions to Your Parked Car

24 Nov 2020, 07:13 UTC / The Cupertino-based tech giant has recently been granted a patent that describes an advanced “method for locating a vehicle”

 
Drones Could Sooner or Later Surveil Our Homes to Detect Intruders
Drones Could Sooner or Later Surveil Our Homes to Detect Intruders

23 Nov 2020, 08:31 UTC / A patent filed by Amazon describes a technology allowing a drone to surveil your property and detect a potential intruder

 
Jaguar Land Rover Sues VW Group Over Terrain Response Technology Infringement
Jaguar Land Rover Sues VW Group Over Terrain Response Technology Infringement

22 Nov 2020, 16:34 UTC / Jaguar Land Rover is trying to ban the Volkswagen Group from importing SUVs into the United States, but this case doesn't appear to hold water

 
Apple’s Car Is Still in Doubt But the Firm Still Built a Next-Gen Climate System
Apple’s Car Is Still in Doubt But the Firm Still Built a Next-Gen Climate System

22 Nov 2020, 15:46 UTC / New patent envisions an air control system created by Apple, and this could be another indication an Apple Car could still be coming at some point

 
Amazon Wants to Land Drones on Trucks Because It’s 2020 Already
Amazon Wants to Land Drones on Trucks Because It’s 2020 Already

17 Nov 2020, 06:10 UTC / Amazon has recently been granted a patent for a technology essentially allowing drones to land on and take off from delivery trucks

 
Google Might at One Point Block Your Smartphone Completely While Driving
Google Might at One Point Block Your Smartphone Completely While Driving

16 Nov 2020, 06:51 UTC / And while this sounds like a terrible experience, it’s really not, as Google just wants to reduce the distractions when you are behind the wheel

 
Patents Show Combustion Engine Disguised as Bed Toolbox for Electric Ford F-150
Patents Show Combustion Engine Disguised as Bed Toolbox for Electric Ford F-150

1 Oct 2020, 15:49 UTC / It looks like Ford didn't think it could give the all-electric F-150 the range it needed so the company came up with ingenious - if a little misleading - ideas

 
2022 Honda Civic Sedan Design Patents Reveal Evolutionary Styling Inside and Out
2022 Honda Civic Sedan Design Patents Reveal Evolutionary Styling Inside and Out

30 Sep 2020, 17:38 UTC / The 2022 Honda Civic Sedan is out of the bag thanks to IP Australia where the Japanese automaker has patented the exterior and interior design

 
Former Porsche Designer Pinky Lai Patents New Supercar Design in Japan <span>· UPDATED</span>
Former Porsche Designer Pinky Lai Patents New Supercar Design in Japan · UPDATED

12 Aug 2020, 17:16 UTC / While looking a bit derivative in the sketches submitted to the Japanese Patent Office, the mysterious mid-engine supercar doesn't share too many secrets

 
Aprilia Tuono 660 Nearing Production
Aprilia Tuono 660 Nearing Production

8 Aug 2020, 11:05 UTC / The manufacturer is still reluctant on giving any details about the Tuono 660, but these patents indicate that it’s slowly becoming a reality

 
Benda BD700 Looks Seriously Mean in These Patent Images
Benda BD700 Looks Seriously Mean in These Patent Images

8 Aug 2020, 10:40 UTC / That name might sound a bit funny, but this futuristic-looking super-bike demonstrates Chinese manufacturers’ technological advancements

 
New Patents Reveal BMW Electric Scooter With Removable Roof, Seat Belts, Airbags
New Patents Reveal BMW Electric Scooter With Removable Roof, Seat Belts, Airbags

5 Aug 2020, 04:05 UTC / This could be the next iteration of the C Evolution scooter, a crossover between car and traditional motorcycle, with enhanced safety features

 
Patents Show BMW Reinventing the Wheel. The Steering Wheel
Patents Show BMW Reinventing the Wheel. The Steering Wheel

3 Aug 2020, 15:17 UTC / Together with the wheels themselves, the steering wheel seemed like one of the last parts of a vehicle to suffer any significant transformation. Enter BMW

 
Kymco’s Electric RevoNEX Is Set to go Into Production
Kymco’s Electric RevoNEX Is Set to go Into Production

26 Jul 2020, 15:25 UTC / Try imagining a fully electric motorcycle that perfectly mimics the way a classic gasoline engine feels, that’s what makes RevoNEX truly unique

 
Design Patent Suggests New Rolls-Royce Special Commission Based on the Ghost II
Design Patent Suggests New Rolls-Royce Special Commission Based on the Ghost II

23 Jul 2020, 19:07 UTC / After the Sweptail, Rolls-Royce appears to be gearing to reveal a new one-off creation with underpinnings from the all-new Ghost

 
Harley-Davidson Patents a Gyroscope as Self-Balancing Motorcycle Technology
Harley-Davidson Patents a Gyroscope as Self-Balancing Motorcycle Technology

8 Jun 2020, 13:02 UTC / A good ol' spinning-mass gyroscope is Harley's idea of trailblazing technology for motorcycles, and obviously enough, the concept isn't all that new

 
Lightning Motorcycles Is Working on a Fully-Enclosed Bike, Presumably
Lightning Motorcycles Is Working on a Fully-Enclosed Bike, Presumably

31 May 2020, 05:07 UTC / Patent filing in China comes with renderings of a tear-shaped framing that would considerably improve range and comfort of the supposedly electric motorcycle

 
Mazda Patents Range-Extender Rotary and V-Type Powertrains With Three-Motor AWD
Mazda Patents Range-Extender Rotary and V-Type Powertrains With Three-Motor AWD

21 Apr 2020, 18:28 UTC / If the RX-9 will ever happen, it's likely for Mazda to opt for a range-extender rotary powertrain that includes two e-motors up front and one for the rear axle