A Driving Force Behind Today’s Hybrid Vehicle Technology

Paice has been at the forefront of hybrid technology for more than 20 years. Led by an innovative and experienced team of automotive veterans, Paice made its mark by discovering new ways to maximize fuel efficiency and reduce harmful emissions without sacrificing driving performance.

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Popular hybrid electric vehicles in the US market

Paice lawsuit against Volvo scheduled for federal trial in October 2022
The patent infringement lawsuit filed against Volvo is moving forward in U.S. District Court. A federal judge has scheduled a trial for October 3, 2022, in Maryland Federal District Court. Read the Volvo complaint and news coverage. Learn more about our ongoing litigation.

Paice files patent infringement lawsuit against BMW
Paice and the Abell Foundation have filed a patent infringement lawsuit in U.S. District Court against BMW (Nov. 2019) for infringing on its hybrid vehicle patents. Read the BWM complaint and news coverage.

Paice has licensing agreements with more than 10 leading automakers
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  • Who is Paice?

    Paice is a small American company that played a big role in the development of today’s hybrid vehicles. By developing hybrid technology before major automakers began to focus on the potential advantages associated with electrification of the powertrain, Paice's technology laid the foundation for cost effective hybrid vehicles that provide fuel efficiency and low emission levels. See how Paice laid the foundation for today’s hybrid vehicles.

  • What is a Hybrid?

    Hybrid vehicles — which combine the use of an internal combustion engine and one or more electric motors to improve fuel efficiency — have never been more popular. The sale of hybrid vehicles continues to grow thanks to an expanding selection of vehicle choices and more competitive pricing. Learn more about hybrid electric vehicles.

  • The Impact of Our Inventions

    Paice's inventions are considered among the most significant in the hybrid industry. An independent analysis of 58,000 hybrid vehicle patents found that Paice owned four of the Top 10 most influential hybrid vehicle patents in the world. That's more than Toyota and Ford combined. Read the Griffith Hack report.

Alex's Story

When Alex Severinsky came to the United States in the late 1970s, the nation was in the midst of an oil crisis and long lines for gas were commonplace. An electrical engineer, Alex began looking at alternative approaches to gasoline-powered engines and started developing ideas for a hybrid gasoline/electric powertrain that could reduce America’s dependence on oil. Years later, he founded Paice to turn that vision into reality.

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