Paice files complaint against VW Group with ITC alleging hybrid patent infringement

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and Kia Motors Corp, ending its legal action against those companies. Paice has now licensed all or part of its hybrid vehicle technology portfolio to Toyota, Hyundai/Kia, and Ford. When the companies were unable to reach a licensing agreement on subsequent patents, Paice was forced to pursue legal action in 2014.

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Consumer Reports calls on automakers to drop support for rollback of federal gas mileage standards

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Consumer Reports sent letters and a consumer petition to the leaders of General Motors, Toyota, Fiat Chrysler, Nissan, Subaru, Mazda, Hyundai, Kia, and Mitsubishi, calling on the companies to drop their legal attack against America’s Clean Air Act, and instead support Clean Car standards that help drivers save money on fuel and reduce air pollution. Undoing the standards would threaten this progress and the future fuel savings for drivers.

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Navigant Research forecasts new EV global sales of > 346,000 units in 2014; 10 predictions for the year

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More mainstream models will come from Kia, Mahindra, Škoda, and Volkswagen. The 12V supply is seen as a limiting factor for major electrification and adding a 48V subsystem appears to be the preferred solution in the immediate future.

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