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US: GM and Ford lead the innovation process


According to data from the Patent Board and Clean Energy Patent Growth Index, GM and Ford can back up with hard data the eternal public relations motto of leading the innovation pack. While many other automakers claim to be innovation powerhouses, General Motors has now ruled all other automaker for the 11th consecutive quarter when it comes to patent fillings. On ...
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Nissan will make Le Mans comeback in 2014 with “innovative project”
Nissan will return to the Le Mans 24 Hours in 2014 with an innovative project that promises to follow in the footsteps of last year's Nissan DeltaWing experimental entry. Nissan CEO ...
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Ford’s Launched “Level Up” Project to Inspire Management Breakthroughs in China
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Ford innovation: The system that protects doors from scratching
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GM to invest $2 billion in factories, boost production
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