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Toyota files patent for fragrance system that can emit tear gas

Yes, you read that headline correctly – a new patent filed by Toyota describes a theft-deterring interior fragrance system that can not only pleasantly scent the car as you’d expect, but will emit tear gas when it senses the car has been stolen. The patent application for what has been …

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Ferrari files patent for four-pot engine with an electric turbo

Ferrari has filed a patent application for a unique four-cylinder engine that utilises an electric turbocharger, which may be a sign of the direction the Italian manufacturer plans to take in the coming years.  The patent application, which was submitted to the European Patent Office and uncovered by AutoGuide, details a …

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