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Toyota Research Institute introduces Next-Generation Automated Driving Research Vehicle at CES

Toyota Research Institute introduces Next-Generation Automated Driving Research Vehicle at CES

🕔11:40, 5.Jan 2018

Toyota Research Institute (TRI) will show its next-generation automated driving research vehicle, Platform 3.0, at CES® next week in Las Vegas. The new platform, which is built on a Lexus LS 600hL, combines greater technological capabilities with new harmonized styling

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Microsoft announce connected car patent license agreement with Toyota

Microsoft announce connected car patent license agreement with Toyota

🕔11:30, 24.Mar 2017

Microsoft Corp. has announced a new patent licensing agreement with Toyota Corp. that includes broad coverage for connected car technologies. Today’s agreement builds on Toyota and Microsoft’s strong partnership, which includes their collaboration on the Azure-based Toyota Big Data Center. “Microsoft

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Big six connect to take on Apple and Google

Big six connect to take on Apple and Google

🕔17:23, 5.Jan 2017

Ford and Toyota have formed a consortium with four other automakers to speed development of auto-industry standards for in-vehicle apps, a step toward preventing Apple and Google from controlling how drivers connect smartphones to their cars and trucks, says Automotive News.

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Toyota, Mercedes-Benz, and Honda lead the autonomous car race

Toyota, Mercedes-Benz, and Honda lead the autonomous car race

🕔19:02, 22.Jun 2016

Automakers have spent the majority of 2016 announcing their plans for self-driving and the future of automation, but while some just begin to prototype systems, others are soaring ahead of the pack. Research and advisory firm Lux Research has charted the

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New Siri and Apple Maps features coming to CarPlay

New Siri and Apple Maps features coming to CarPlay

🕔23:49, 17.Jun 2016

At Apple’s WWDC keynote today, the company announced a number of updates for its CarPlay in-car infotainment platform. Later this year, when iOS 10 is released, CarPlay will be able to take advantage of new updates to Siri and Apple Maps. Apple is opening

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U-M, Toyota announce plan to equip 5,000 Ann Arbor cars for connected vehicle research

U-M, Toyota announce plan to equip 5,000 Ann Arbor cars for connected vehicle research

🕔15:25, 14.Apr 2016

Toyota and the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI) announced a partnership Wednesday morning that will allow everyday vehicles in Ann Arbor to be used for connected and autonomous vehicle research. The partnership aims to help the newly launched Ann

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Renault-Nissan CEO Calls for Consistent Regulations on Autonomous Cars

Renault-Nissan CEO Calls for Consistent Regulations on Autonomous Cars

🕔15:42, 24.Mar 2016

Auto makers need to push regulators around the world for consistent rules to allow autonomous cars to proliferate, the chief executive of Renault SA and Nissan Motor Co. said Wednesday. Carlos Ghosn, speaking at the New York International Auto Show, said

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Japanese Ministry Introduce Driverless Car Panel

Japanese Ministry Introduce Driverless Car Panel

🕔12:32, 23.Mar 2016

Honda, Nissan and Toyota are among the manufacturers on the panel according to a report. Japan’s Ministry of Economy Trade and Industry has set up an industry panel to study driverless cars, reports the Nikkei.The Ministry is reported to be concerned

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Toyota to Invest $1 Billion on Autonomous Staff Recruitment

Toyota to Invest $1 Billion on Autonomous Staff Recruitment

🕔12:36, 10.Mar 2016

Toyota Motor Corp., looking to gain an edge in the auto industry’s race for technology talent, has recruited the staff at a small Massachusetts-based autonomous-vehicle company to work on its advanced projects. The move reflects a trend among auto industry companies,

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Toyota Set to Unveil a Roadster Made Almost Entirely of Wood

Toyota Set to Unveil a Roadster Made Almost Entirely of Wood

🕔17:22, 7.Mar 2016

Toyota will unveil an electric roadster made almost entirely of wood at Milan Design Week next month.  The Japanese automaker calls its latest concept car Setsuna, which is a Japanese word meaning “moment.” The name is meant to represent the fleeting moments

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