Trade commission: Redesigned Mahindra Roxor no longer a Jeep Wrangler copycat

Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. once again can produce and sell its off-road Roxor vehicle after the Indian manufacturer made adjustments to the design following a federal determination in June that called the Roxor a virtual copy of the Jeep Wrangler. The International Trade Commission on Wednesday modified the cease-and-desist order against Mahindra that a Michigan court in August said barred the company from building the Roxor in Auburn Hills, Mich. The commission determined the post-2020 Roxor “does not infringe the Jeep Trade Dress” with its broader nose and new horizontal two-slat grille that r…

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