An ex- General Motors engineer convicted of stealing hybrid technology was sentenced to just a year and a day in prison, far below the punishment sought by the government in a case that involved an alleged scheme to take the trade secrets to China.
General Motors Co. wants a long prison sentence next week for a former employee and her husband who were convicted of stealing hybrid vehicle technology for potential use by competitors in China.
A former General Motors engineer and her husband were convicted by a federal jury in Detroit for conspiring to steal hybrid technology trade secrets from GM with the intent to use them in a joint venture with an automotive competitor in China.
Ford Motor Co. is touting a new patented system on its hybrid vehicles, called EV+, that allows vehicles to learn frequent destinations and changes the way power is used to deliver more electric-only driving.
The Oak Park hybrid truck powertrain developer Azure Dynamics Corp. Wednesday announced a deal with Ford Motor Co. to integrate its proprietary plug-in hybrid technology into the market-leading Ford F-Series Super Duty product line.
As the auto industry continues to develop alternative powertrain vehicles, consumer consideration for these vehicles is on the rise, but its a slow process.
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