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Review: 2020 BMW 7-Series plug-in hybrid

BMW’s new 2020 7-series PHEV features increased all-electric range and better performance, according to Bengt Halvorsen at Green Car Reports. Halvorsen took the BMW 7-series PHEV out for a test drive noting, “This uber-luxurious 2020 BMW 7-Series plug-in hybrid… isn’t really any step forward in efficiency… But it seems BMW has refocused its plug-in hybrid priorities on improving two things:…

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Automotive News: BMW sued for patent infringement over hybrid engine technology

Automotive News reports that BMW has been hit with a patent infringement lawsuit filed by Paice LLC and The Abell Foundation in the U.S. District Court in Maryland. The lawsuit alleges that BMW has infringed on their patents involving hybrid engines. The story notes that Paice was involved in similar litigation with several automakers, including Ford, Toyota, Hyundai and Kia.…

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BMW Sued By U.S. Hybrid Tech Provider For Patent Infringement

Carscoops.com reports that BMW has been slapped with a patent infringement lawsuit by Paice in the U.S. District Court in Maryland. The lawsuit involves eight BMW hybrid and plug-in hybrid models. The story quotes Paice CEO Robert Oswald as saying, “Paice shared intimate details of our hybrid vehicle technology with BMW in good faith. Rather than negotiate a license for…

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BMW faces patent infringement lawsuit over hybrid technology

BMW faces patent infringement lawsuit over hybrid technology Paice and Abell Foundation accuse German automaker of knowingly and willfully infringing on hybrid vehicle patents that accelerated electrification movement BALTIMORE (NOV. 25, 2019) — Paice, a pioneer in hybrid electric vehicle technology, and the Abell Foundation have filed a federal patent infringement lawsuit against BMW in U.S. District Court in Maryland.…

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