Hybrid technology firm sues Ford for patent infringement

The Maryland Daily Record reports that Paice, a Baltimore-based hybrid technology company, is suing Ford Motor Co., claiming the automaker co-opted its patented innovations for several of its hybrid and plug-in vehicles.

Paice alleges the Ford Fusion, C-Max and Lincoln MKZ all infringe on Paice patents that control electric motor and internal combustion engines to increase fuel economy and reduce emissions.

“Paice’s technology has indeed proven to be the ‘game changer’ that Ford told Paice it was looking for many years ago,” the lawsuit states. Read more.

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