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Cipher Automotive delivers business intelligence on automotive innovation globally. Built in collaboration with OEMs and their suppliers, Cipher Automotive includes a taxonomy of over 200 automotive technologies to provide instantly the answer to the foundational question for all rational business decisions – who’s doing what?

Built on Cipher’s industry leading patent analytics software and harnessing advances in AI and machine learning, Cipher Automotive is accepted as the industry standard for understanding automotive technologies through a patent lens.


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Developed in collaboration with leading OEMs and their suppliers and built by automotive engineers, Cipher Automotive is the only analytics software designed specifically for those engaged with innovation around the future of mobility.


Built to extract insight from patents globally, Cipher Automotive consists of a taxonomy of over 200 technologies, including comprehensive categorisation across ADAS and autonomous, electrification and connectivity.


Fast and accurate analysis of trends over time, geography and including integration of litigation and cost data. All results may be visualised in custom dashboards and are exportable and sharable.


Cipher Automotive provides the teams responsible for R&D, M&A and IP with accurate and up-to-date intelligence about technology owners and trends. This facilitates alignment with business strategy and provides support for evidence-based decisions.

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Automotive Spotlight

Connecting the Autonomous World – Connect2Car

17th January 2019 | 0

The Cipher Automotive team hit the road as part of their January roadshow and attended the Connect2Car in Las Vegas. Connect2Car is part of the much larger conference that brings…
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Towards a better understanding of the ‘global alliance’ between Ford and VW

21st January 2019 | 0

Ford and Volkswagen have announced a new partnership. This ‘global alliance’ is a strategic move that comes at a time when the industry is undergoing significant change. In addition to…
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Move 2019: Mobility Reimagined

22nd February 2019 | 0

Move 2019: Mobility Re-imagined brought together the newest innovations and emerging technologies that will bring disruption to the future mobility ecosystem. The Cipher team had the privilege of connecting to…
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Building on three years of success in Detroit, IAM’s Auto IP USA will bring together the leading IP experts from across the automotive landscape. Through thought leadership, discussion and networking, attendees…
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