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2019 BMW Z4 Looks Predictable in Patent Images
2019 BMW Z4 Looks Predictable in Patent Images

11 Jun 2018, 14:59 UTC / It appears the Z4 is getting undressed one secret at a time with each and every passing day. On this occasion, we'll let the design patents do the talking

 
Ford Files Patent for James Bondish Vehicle with Integrated Electric Motorcycle
Ford Files Patent for James Bondish Vehicle with Integrated Electric Motorcycle

7 May 2018, 11:55 UTC / Ford submitted a patent claim with the USPTO for a vehicle that has an integrated electric motorcycle fitted between the driver and passenger seats.

 
Audi Files Patent for Weird-Looking SUV Convertible Mechanism
Audi Files Patent for Weird-Looking SUV Convertible Mechanism

12 Feb 2018, 15:04 UTC / Using a set of drawings that look like the creation of a five-year-old given a ruler and a penny, Audi is filing for a convertible mechanism suitable for SUVs

 
Ford Autonomous Police Car Will Give Chase to Speedsters, Issue Tickets
Ford Autonomous Police Car Will Give Chase to Speedsters, Issue Tickets

26 Jan 2018, 08:25 UTC / Ford Global Technologies filed a patent for an Autonomous Police Vehicle capable of chasing and taking action against undisciplined drivers.

 
Ford Patent to Take the Fun Out of Off-Road Driving
Ford Patent to Take the Fun Out of Off-Road Driving

10 Nov 2017, 13:56 UTC / The Detroit manufacturer has been granted a patent that looks to enable its off-road-focused vehicles to traverse patches of terrain on their own

 
Lotus SUV Takes Shape In Patent Drawings
Lotus SUV Takes Shape In Patent Drawings

27 Oct 2017, 08:06 UTC / Lotus is eyeing the Porsche Macan with its yet-unnamed compact SUV, and from the looks of these patent drawings, the newcomer is coming along nicely

 
Rear Wing Patent Is A Sort Of Teaser For The 2020 Mazda RX-9
Rear Wing Patent Is A Sort Of Teaser For The 2020 Mazda RX-9

5 Oct 2017, 16:36 UTC / The 2020 Mazda RX-9 is edging closer to reality, with the production-ready model expected to boast a deployable rear wing

 
Mazda Patents Doors That Pivot Upward, Drawings Reveal Sports Car Design
Mazda Patents Doors That Pivot Upward, Drawings Reveal Sports Car Design

29 Aug 2017, 18:15 UTC / Aston Martin-like doors for the Mazda RX-9? That might actually happen, but only if the Japanese automaker can make the SkyActiv-R engine sufficiently efficient

 
Google Wants to Protect Pedestrians from Autonomous Cars by Making Them Softer
Google Wants to Protect Pedestrians from Autonomous Cars by Making Them Softer

14 Aug 2017, 14:37 UTC / Google's Waymo division has a moment of complete honesty realizing autonomous cars might hit pedestrians, so it should try to protect them

 
Ford's Patent Makes the Engine Bay a No Man's Land
Ford's Patent Makes the Engine Bay a No Man's Land

9 Aug 2017, 10:00 UTC / Popping the hood open might become a thing of the past with or without Ford's latest patent, but the American company sure is doing its best to see to it

 
Tesla Model 3 Patents Reveal One of Two Customizable Options for the EV
Tesla Model 3 Patents Reveal One of Two Customizable Options for the EV

5 Jul 2017, 11:41 UTC / The Tesla Model 3 may be a lot of things, but it certainly isn't highly-customizable. Well, at least not at first, at least

 
Patent Drawings Reveal Possible Design Of 2018 Aston Martin Vantage
Patent Drawings Reveal Possible Design Of 2018 Aston Martin Vantage

29 Jun 2017, 15:16 UTC / The all-new Vantage is getting ever nearer to its debut date, and on this occasion, patent drawings suggest the baby Aston will be a mixture of DB11 and Vulcan

 
2020 Jeep Grand Wagoneer (Alleged) Design Leaked through Patent Filing
2020 Jeep Grand Wagoneer (Alleged) Design Leaked through Patent Filing

30 May 2017, 11:35 UTC / The top-of-the-range model from Jeep that's supposed to steal customers from the likes of Range Rover has a rather dull design

 
Ford Patent Turns Door Handle into Hand Sanitizer
Ford Patent Turns Door Handle into Hand Sanitizer

16 May 2017, 11:12 UTC / You'd think that the automotive industry had much more pressing matters to address and should leave hygiene to others, but you obviously don't work at Ford

 
Porsche May Revolutionize Aerodynamics with Active Rear Diffuser, Talks EV Use
Porsche May Revolutionize Aerodynamics with Active Rear Diffuser, Talks EV Use

28 Apr 2017, 16:13 UTC / Patents don't always turn into production reality and yet we're looking forward to the day when your Zuffenhausen machine will sport such a diffuser

 
Patent Filling Reveals Chevrolet Is Working On Active Aero For The Corvette
Patent Filling Reveals Chevrolet Is Working On Active Aero For The Corvette

24 Mar 2017, 15:12 UTC / Based on a patent filing with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, the Corvette might be next in line to receive active aerodynamics technology

 
Bentley Motors Loses Trademark Battle With Bentley Clothing
Bentley Motors Loses Trademark Battle With Bentley Clothing

21 Mar 2017, 13:52 UTC / The Bentley name is not linked just to the automaker. There's also a clothing company that has nothing to do with the brand from Crewe. It just won a lawsuit

 
Ford Patented a Foldable Pillow For Passengers, It Looks Neat
Ford Patented a Foldable Pillow For Passengers, It Looks Neat

1 Mar 2017, 17:54 UTC / A new patent filed by Ford has emerged online, and this one involves a foldable pillow that can be used by passengers for greater comfort. Who wants one?

 
Leaked Ferrari Patent Looks Like a LaFerrari One-Off with a Futuristic Twist
Leaked Ferrari Patent Looks Like a LaFerrari One-Off with a Futuristic Twist

20 Feb 2017, 19:50 UTC / These images come from the European Patent Office and we could be looking at a one-off based on the Maranello's current halo car

 
Two Chinese Companies Get Fined For Using BMW Logo They Trademarked As BMN
Two Chinese Companies Get Fined For Using BMW Logo They Trademarked As BMN

20 Dec 2016, 17:46 UTC / Two companies in China have been fined for trademarking "BMN," and using a logo that looks like the one employed by BMW. They made clothing articles