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Tata JLR seeks to block US imports of Audi, Porsche SUVs over patent tussle

Jaguar Land Rover Automotive Plc filed a complaint to block US imports of Porsche, Lamborghini, Audi and Volkswagen SUVs it says are using its patented Terrain Response technology without permission

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Jaguar Land Rover is a British carmaker owned by India’s Tata Motors Ltd.

Christopher Yasiejko and Susan Decker | Bloomberg
You wouldn’t know it was about Jags and Lambos, to judge by its rather dry name: In the Matter of Certain Vehicle Control Systems.
But that’s the complaint Jaguar Land Rover Automotive Plc filed on Thursday to block U.S. imports of Porsche, Lamborghini, Audi and Volkswagen sport utility vehicles it says are using its patented Terrain Response technology without permission.

Jaguar Land Rover, a British carmaker owned by India’s Tata Motors Ltd., said in its filing with the U.S. International Trade Commission that the technology helps negotiate a “broad range of surfaces” and is a key feature in Jaguar’s F-Pace and Land

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First Published: Nov 20 2020 | 7:31 AM IST

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