The U.S. International Trade Commission stated on Thursday it would probe Toyota Motor, Panasonic and other companies for alleged patent infringement in certain infotainment systems, components and automobiles involving such systems. The investigation was based on a report by Broadcom Inc, the commission stated. Other companies to be probed are Denso Ten America Ltd, a
Japanese auto parts provider Denso Corp prepares to invest $1 billion in its Maryville, Tennessee plant for making vehicle electrification and safety systems, generating around 1,000 jobs. This is the most recent in a series of announcements from automakers hurrying to bring a great deal of electric vehicle models to market in the near future.