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11:55  05 april  2019
11:55  05 april  2019 Source:   autoexpress.co.uk

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Toyota Motor Corp. said Wednesday it will allow royalty-free access to its nearly 24 , 000 patents for hybrid and other vehicles using electrification Rather than shutting rivals out, Toyota hopes that making its technology covering motors and batteries accessible to other companies will enlarge the

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Toyota gives away 24,000 patents to help other companies develop hybrids © Auto Express toyota hybrid badge

Toyota is granting free access to almost 24,000 patents related to hybrids and electrified vehicles, with the aim of helping other manufacturers more easily develop such cars.

The 23,740 patents relate to numerous areas surrounding hybrid vehicles and electrification, including electric motors, power control units and system controls.

Toyota gives away 24,000 patents to help other companies develop hybrids © Thomson Reuters Toyota says these systems can be applied to the development of conventional hybrids, as well as plug-ins and full EVs.

As one of the pioneers of petrol-electric hybrids, some of the patents date from as long as two decades ago, harking back to the introduction of the original Prius in 1997.

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Toyota said it would grant licenses on nearly 24 , 000 patents on technologies used in its Prius, the The Nikkei Asian Review first reported Toyota 's plans to give royalty-free access to hybrid -vehicle patents . " Toyota on its own can't get key technology accepted, but if other companies use it, that

Toyota said Wednesday it will give royalty-free access to its nearly 24 , 000 patents related to Toyota , noting the time, money and other resources necessary to develop “sustainable mobility,” said that Toyota popularized hybrid cars with the Prius. The company has sold more than 13 million

Toyota opened over 5,000 patents up in 2015, but is now opening the doors for other manufacturers to access a further 2,590 royalty-free patents relating to electric motors, 2,020 for power control units, 7,550 system control patents, and 2,380 for hydrogen fuel cell tech.

Toyota gives away 24,000 patents to help other companies develop hybrids © Copyright 2019, dpa (www.dpa.de). Alle Rechte vorbehalten The Japanese giant says as well as royalty-free access to the patents, it will also offer “fee-based technical support” to companies developing and selling electrified vehicles using Toyota batteries, motors and control systems.

These technical support services will include “detailed explanations of tuning guides” for the company’s electrified systems.

Toyota gives away 24,000 patents to help other companies develop hybrids © Jaap Arriens/NurPhoto Shigeki Terashi, Toyota’s executive vice president, said the decision to give royalty-free access to its patents was partly driven by “the high volume of enquiries we receive about our vehicle electrification systems from companies”, and that “we believe that now is the time for co-operation”.

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Toyota is throwing open a huge cache of hybrid and electric vehicle patents , offering royalty-free licensing for rivals wanting to get a The move comes alongside a new offering of technical support for companies wanting to make electrified vehicles using Toyota components like motors and batteries.

Toyota offers automakers free access to 24 , 000 of its hybrid -vehicle patents . “Based on the high volume of inquiries we receive about our vehicle electrification systems from companies that recognize a need to popularize hybrid and other electrified vehicle technologies, we believe that now is the time

Terashi added that electrified vehicles look set to become “standard” in the next 10 years, and Toyota hopes “to play a role in supporting that process.”

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