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New two-stage turbocharger utilizes a low-pressure and high-pressure turbine in a series.

General Motors has filed a patent for a new two-stage turbocharger that should increase performance and negate lag.

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"I'm mighty glad you stayed." – Lionel Richie

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Yet another hint that Project Titan is for real.

Kurt Adelberger invented a new kind of smart charger for electric vehicles while working at Google. Now he's off to Apple, possibly to work on an EV project there as well.

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The idea is to increase the options for cylinder deactivation and narrow the spacing between them.

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Google has a patent for autonomous vehicles to detect the turn signals of other traffic on the road, which could increase driverless car safety.

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Hyundai now has a patent for a door that combines a van's sliding door with a gullwing hinge, and the company thinks it'd be great for an RV.

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Toyota has a patent for a way to move the image around a vehicle's head-up display, which always keeps it in a useful place for the driver.

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Patent images of the new Honda Civic Hatchback have popped up, showing a vehicle that's largely similar to the Geneva Motor Show concept.

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This patent may have been filed before the accident, but it was granted just after.

Google was granted a patent for bus detection on autonomous vehicles, which comes just weeks after one the company's driverless models hit a transit bus. The company filed for the patent well before the crash, though.

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Kick your vehicle into self-driving mode and a projector system could swing into action, complete with its own screen.

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EV maker Faraday Future complements concept vehicle with improved component.

Electric-vehicle startup Faraday Future says its power inverter is cheaper, more powerful.

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Newly published patent renderings might have revealed the Lamborghini Centenario before the limited-edition supercar's debut at the Geneva Motor Show.

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There's more to GM's Sidecar deal than just ride sharing. There are some important patents, for example.

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Ford is thinking about allowing drivers to remove a rear wheel and attach it to an electric unicycle. Yes, we're serious. There's a patent and everything.

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Internal hackathons helped Ford employees file almost 6,000 applications to the US Patent Office in 2015, a 36 percent increase over last year.

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Hyundai and Kia will license hybrid technology from Paice to end a patent dispute that could have cost the automakers $29 million or more.

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A recent trademark application suggests that Lamborghini could put the radical one-off Egoista concept into production.

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Hyundai and Kia could be on the hook to pay at least $28.9 million to Paice LLC for patent infringement, but they are appealing.

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Google now a has patent for technology to broadcast video between vehicles to make drivers aware of upcoming obstructions before they can see the problem.

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Toyota might be ready to take a stab at the flying car, as revealed by a patent drawing for a car with stackable wings.

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Google wants to make driving more comfortable by routing you around roads covered in potholes, thanks to a new patent. The tech doesn't seem too hard to implement, either.

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