Posts Tagged: toyota


Fuel cell vehicle development increases despite EV dominance in alternative fuel car market

Car manufacturers around the world tend to fall into either the EV or the FCV camp when assessing their developments in alternative fuel-powered vehicles. There are far …
By Steve Brachmann
5 years ago 1

Open Innovation for the Electric Vehicle Market

Ford and Tesla have offered their patents for licensing in the hope of increasing electric vehicle (EV) adoption and improving the supporting infrastructure. In contrast, Toyota is …
By Peter Spours
5 years ago 1

Manufacturing efficiency and fuel economy brings success for Japan auto industry

Not a single American automaker was expected to increase its market share over the next five years, according to global auditing firm KPMG in its 2015 Global Automotive …
By Steve Brachmann
5 years ago 0

Is American auto innovation in decline?

Based on our own independent research conducted using the Innography patent analytics application, the state of American innovation in automobile manufacturing may not be as bleak as …

Toyota Motors One-Ups Tesla, Makes Thousands of Royalty-Free Patents Available

Toyota is attempting to boost collaborative innovation in the field of vehicle fuel cell technologies by opening up thousands of patents for royalty-free use by other automakers. …
By Steve Brachmann
5 years ago 1

Japan Automakers Focus on Electric Vehicles, Hybrid Vehicles & Collision Warning

The most recent patent applications published show that development of electric and hybrid electric vehicles are prominent among all three. Some of these patent applications describe novel …
By Steve Brachmann
5 years ago 0

Tesla on Patents: Open Source Altruism or Shrewd Business?

Musk has been creating some waves in his role as CEO of Tesla Motors. In a self-authored blog post published on the official Tesla Motors blog, Musk …

Toyota Seeks Patents on Warning and Navigation Systems

Today’s featured application discusses a system designed to better provide warning information to drivers without distracting a driver or displaying redundant information on multiple screens. This …
By Steve Brachmann
6 years ago 0

Toyota Celebrates Inventors, Patents in Award Ceremony

Recently, the Toyota Technical Center held a ceremony to celebrate the corporation’s top inventors for the past year. The corporation and its subsidiaries were awarded 1,491 patents …
By Steve Brachmann
7 years ago 0

Toyota Wins Summary Judgment in Hybrid Patent Litigation

This case comes to light courtesy of the Docket Report daily e-mail newsletter. On Tuesday, January 26, 2010, the United States Federal District Court for the Middle District of …
By Gene Quinn
10 years ago 4