Ford leads automakers in patents for first time

Ford received more patents this year than any other automaker, a first for the Blue Oval as it increases the technology in vehicles and dabbles in alternative forms of transportation.

BMW selects Magna to replace Lear for X5, X6 seating business in S.C.

Magna International will replace Lear as the seat supplier to the BMW X5 and X6 with seats manufactured in its new Spartanburg, S.C., seating plant.

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