Trade officials to probe Toyota patent claim

NEW YORK – U.S. trade officials said they will launch an investigation into whether Toyota Motor Corp. violated patents held by a U.S. hybrid technology company.
The company, Bonita Springs, Fla.-based Paice LLC, claims that popular Toyota hybrids like the third-generation Prius and the Lexus HS250h contain technology that violate its patents related to the propulsion of gas-electric vehicles.

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