PARIS – The 2008-2009 global financial crises knocked the research and development departments at Renault and PSA Peugeot Citroen for a loop yet, despite a decline in the number of French patents granted in 2010, the auto makers remained at the top of the list. PSA is the perennial champion. Although down 9%, the auto maker still ended the year with 1,152 new patents, including those filed by Faurecia, its supplier subsidiary. The number of Renault patents dropped 38% to 562. Patents ...
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