“Toyota Motor Corporation has recently announced it is making its patents and technical knowledge readily available in order to promote the widespread use of electrified vehicles. In an effort to combat rising emissions, while utilizing available technologies, Toyota hopes making their patents transparent will promote the rise of electric vehicles.

In total, Toyota will grant royalty-free licenses on almost 24,000 patents, including pending applications, for multiple vehicle electrification-related technologies. The company will also provide…”