As a leader in the field of hybrid electric power, the news that “Toyota provides hybrid technology to GAC” has attracted wide attention in the industry recently. According to foreign media reports, blue nexus, a Toyota hybrid company, has reached a technology transfer agreement with GAC. The latter’s independent sector will launch hybrid products using Toyota’s ths system in 2021. < / P > < p > according to the latest news, according to the sources, in addition to GAC, FAW Group, another Toyota Partner in China, will also receive the transfer of Toyota’s hybrid technology. < / P > < p > in fact, Toyota instructed blue nexus to share the ths hybrid technology with Chinese automobile companies. In addition to jointly promoting the development of the hybrid market, there are also other factors in it, such as the expiration of the patent. < / P > < p > it is reported that one of the basic patents of Toyota hybrid system, planetary gear core patent, has been invalid in the United States and Europe since February 2017. < / P > < p > in China, there are 13 patents related to Toyota planetary gear, and the application time varies from 2003 to 2012. Among them, the earliest batch of patents applied for “planetary gear set” will expire in 2023. < / P > < p > some analysis points out that with the expiration of patents, breakthroughs in hybrid technology by other automobile enterprises and the importance of pure electric technology route increasing, Toyota’s hybrid technology is no longer so unique. It is better to actively share the technology than to continue to cover up the technology. SpaceX beat blue origin and Northrop Grumman to win a $316 million air force contract