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Renault Alpine

Patent Drawings May Depict Production Version Of Renault’s Alpine Sports Car

French automaker Renault earlier this month unveiled a new concept car that not only marked the 60th anniversary of its Alpine performance brand but also previewed a new sports car to be sold under the brand starting from 2016. Since the concept’s reveal, new patent drawings have emerged that... read more

June 23, 2015 by 
 
Maserati Levante patent drawings

Maserati Levante SUV Revealed In Patent Drawings

Maserati has gone to great lengths to hide the look of its new Levante, with even the most recent test mules relying on makeshift Ghibli bodies in order to keep the final... read more May 20, 2015 by 


 
2014 Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid

New Patents Surface For Porsche Electric And Fuel Cell Sedans

New patents have emerged suggesting Porsche is serious about launching zero-emission versions of its upcoming mid-size sedan due towards the end of the decade. Nicknamed the... read more May 5, 2015 by 


 
2016 Honda Civic leaked patent drawing - Image via Gizmag

2016 Honda Civic Sedan And Coupe Revealed In Leaked Patent Drawings

Honda gave us an early look at its next-generation Civic with the debut of the Civic Concept at the recent 2015 New York Auto Show. The concept was in the form of a coupe and... read more April 21, 2015 by 


 
Ford transmissions being built at the Van Dyke Transmission Plant

Ford Patents 11-Speed Automatic Transmission: Report

It’s been a while since the transmission wars have shown much heat—eight and nine speed transmissions are common, and we’ve all heard about development of... read more April 10, 2015 by 


 
2016 Toyota Mirai

Mimicking Tesla, Toyota Frees Up Patents For Mirai Fuel Cell Tech

Last June, Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] gained plenty of attention when it made its electric car patents available to other companies. Now, Toyota is doing the same with patents... read more January 6, 2015 by 


 
Ferrari at the 2014 Goodwood Festival of Speed

Ferrari Patents More Accurate Steering System

Anyone who has been lucky enough to get behind the wheel of a Ferrari will be aware just how sharp they are to drive, but Ferrari has recently patented a steering system that... read more July 15, 2014 by 


 
Tesla Model S

Tesla Shares Patents To Spur Electric Car Development

Tesla Motors is taking its patents open source in order to encourage the development of electric cars. In a company blog post, CEO Elon Musk said Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA]... read more June 13, 2014 by 


 
Porsche charging connector patent drawings

These Patent Pics Probably Aren't Proof Of A Plug-In Porsche 911

The internet loves a good rumor and a bit of wild speculation, and the latest you might have seen is a set of patent drawings that supposedly prove Porsche is working on a... read more May 30, 2014 by 


 
2011 Audi A5 e-tron quattro hybrid prototype

Audi Patent Drawings Reveal Potential Future Tech

Some of Audi's future technological advances have been revealed in the latest round of patent applications to hit the internet. Of a selection of new Audi patents noted by... read more February 10, 2014 by 


 
Ferrari SP Arya Chinese patent image

Ferrari SP Arya Patent Image Leaked

Ferrari's latest special project car is getting closer to completion. This patent image leaked to Car News China appears to show a hardcore GTO version of the F12 Berlinetta... read more November 8, 2013 by 


 
Possible patent drawings for the 2015 Ferrari California replacement - Image via World Car Fans

2015 Ferrari California Replacement Patent Drawings Leaked?

This very well may be our first look at the completed design for Ferrari’s replacement for its California convertible sports car. The images are alleged to be official... read more October 10, 2013 by 


 
Gesture-based in-car controls from Google

Google Files Patents For Gesture-Based In-Car Controls

As drivers, we rely on certain gestures to relay information to other motorists on the road. Be it a friendly wave after someone lets you merge, or a less-than-friendly... read more October 7, 2013 by 


 
2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray

GM Files Patent For 7-Speed Dual-Clutch, Is Corvette First In Line?

There's no doubt the 2014 Chevy Corvette Stingray is a truly impressive performance car, from its electronically actuated limited-slip differential to its direct-injected... read more September 26, 2013 by 


 
Jaguar F-Type Coupe Patent Filing

Jaguar F-Type Coupe Revealed In Patent Filing

It's no secret that Jaguar will likely bring a coupe version of the new F-Type sports car to market soon. Now we have what could be confirmation--and a rendering--of what the... read more May 2, 2013 by 


 
Alleged patent drawings for production Gumpert Tornante supercar

Alleged Patent Drawings Reveal Production Gumpert Tornante Supercar

Germany’s Gumpert is a manufacturer of some of the most capable supercars on the planet. In fact, its Apollo Sport managed to lap the Nürburgring in just 7:11.57... read more December 18, 2012 by 


 
 

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