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Insights on Toyota’s strategy for next-generation vehicles

SOPHIA ANTIPOLIS, France – September 27, 2022 │ KnowMade’s experts in Semiconductor and Energy technologies have compiled an overview of Toyota’s patent strategy. Check out all the information through our four articles: Hydrogen-based Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles: a winning bet for Toyota? Toyota’s triptych IP strategy on batteries to conquer the EV market The vertical[…]

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Toyota’s triptych IP strategy on batteries to conquer the EV market

SOPHIA ANTIPOLIS, France – July 29, 2022 │ Toyota were one of the first companies to put an electrical vehicle, the EV-RAV4, on the market in the late 1990s. The EV-RAV4 was equipped with Ni-MH batteries provided by Panasonic. Unfortunately, this Toyota electric vehicle battery used a patent held by GM Ovonics/Texaco. Toyota and Panasonic[…]

StoreDot: unlock the secret of their fast-charging batteries thanks to patent analysis

SOPHIA ANTIPOLIS, France – June 10, 2022 | In April 2022, Volvo announced a key investment in the Israeli start-up StoreDot founded in 2012 (see press release). This collaboration aims to strengthen Volvo’s position on promising fast-charging battery cell technologies. Volvo owns more than 400 patented inventions related to batteries, all of them being related[…]

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Nexeon is forming more and more strategic partnerships: what is behind its silicon anode-related patent portfolio?

SOPHIA ANTIPOLIS, France – June 08, 2022 | Silicon anode-based lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries are one solution envisioned to improve battery performances and replace graphite. This technology boasts greater electro-chemical performances. Companies operating in the automotive and battery industries are investing a lot to develop electric vehicles (EVs) and other systems with better energy density, safety,[…]