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Toyota’s CSRC has announced five new research projects on societal acceptance of CVs and AVs

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Toyota’s Collaborative Safety Research Center (CSRC) has announced five new research projects focused on better understanding how drivers use and respond to advanced vehicle technologies, including automated driver assistance systems. The new projects, undertaken in partnership with five U.S. research institutions, will launch as part of CSRC Next, the Center’s …

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Toyota looking for investments in Israeli autotech startups

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Japan’s Toyota Motor Corp is looking for investments in Israeli robotics and vehicle technologies, a report by Reuters says. The company’s venture arm recently led an investment of $14 million in Intuition Robotics, a startup which makes robots for the elderly. The company has set up Toyota AI Ventures, a …

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Toyota’s autonomous vehicles will employ Renesas autonomous-driving vehicle solution

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Renesas Electronics Corporation —a leader in microcontrollers, analog & power and SoC products— has made public that Toyota’s autonomous vehicles that are presently under development and are scheduled to be launched in 2020 will employ the company’s autonomous-driving vehicle solution. Renesas’s autonomous-driving vehicle solution combines the RH850 microcontroller (MCU) and R-Car system-on-chip …

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Toyota Research Institute (TRI) to test autonomous vehicle technology in Concord, California

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Toyota Research Institute (TRI) has signed an agreement with GoMentum Station to test autonomous vehicle technology at the 5,000-acre autonomous vehicle proving grounds located in Concord, California. Managed by the Contra Costa Transportation Authority (CCTA), this partnership enables TRI to expand closed course testing of its two-prong approach to vehicle …

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Mazda, Denso, and Toyota agree to establish a new company dedicated to EVs

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Mazda, Denso, and Toyota will jointly develop basic structural technologies for electric vehicles according to a contract signed by the three companies. A new company consisting of selected engineers from the three companies, will also be established to ensure the efficient implementation of the joint technological development projects. The new company …

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Toyota Research Institute’s autonomous test vehicle, Platform 2.1 uses Luminar’s sensing technology

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The Toyota Research Institute (TRI) has unveiled its newest autonomous test vehicle, Platform 2.1, featuring Luminar’s sensing technology. Since coming out of stealth last April, Luminar has scaled up its partnerships with a select few companies – TRI being the first to deeply integrate the new sensing platform. Luminar’s LiDAR …

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Grab launches a new data-focused pilot program with Toyota

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Grab has launched a new data-focused pilot programme with Toyota Motor Corporation, Toyota Financial Services Corporation, and Aioi Nissay Dowa Insurance Co., Ltd. Grab is an on-demand transportation and mobile payments platform in Southeast Asia. The project aims to use data analysis to enable Grab to offer its driver partners …

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Toyota forms “Connected Technologies” group

Toyota Motor North America has decided to form a new group focused on delivering industry-leading user experiences and new technologies for its Toyota and Lexus vehicles. Leveraging the company’s new “One Toyota” structure, the newly formed “Connected Technologies” group will have approximately 100 positions and will include members from Toyota’s …

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Toyota and Servco Pacific partner to test a new car-sharing technology in Honolulu

Toyota and Servco Pacific Inc. have partnered to test a new car-sharing technology in Honolulu, Hawaii. When the employee-only pilot testing program concludes, Servco, the distributor of Toyota vehicles in Hawaii, will use the car-sharing technology to launch a new Honolulu-based car share business by the end of 2017. The …

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Denso, Ericsson, Intel, NTT, Toyota etc form consortium to work on automotive big data

The data volume between vehicles and the cloud will reach 10 exabytes per month around 2025, approximately 10,000 times larger than the present volume. This expected increase will trigger the need for new architectures of network and computing infrastructure to support distributed resources and topology-aware storage capacity This requires collaboration …

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