Ford tech arm gets Indian patent

Ford is exploring hybrid electric vehicles segment in India


Ford Global Technologies LLC, part of US-based auto major Ford Motors, has received an Indian patent for an invention related to a hybrid electric vehicle (HEV). While the company does not sell its hybrids in India, it is investing in developing hybrid technologies in its global operations and is exploring the segment in India. The invention is related to the technology to move a vehicle from its static position. In a specification submitted to the patent office, the company said that the invention is related “generally to a powertrain for a hybrid electric vehicle having an ...