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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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Toyota and Mazda agree to produce EVs in US and work on connected car technology

Toyota and Mazda have signed an agreement to enter a business and capital alliance, with the aim of further strengthening their lasting partnership. The companies agreed to: 1) Establish a joint venture that produces vehicles in the United States. 2) Jointly develop technologies for electric vehicles. 3) Jointly develop connected-car …

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Toyota’s CSRC announces new research programs to study autonomous and connected vehicles

Toyota’s Collaborative Safety Research Center (CSRC) has announced a set of new research programs studying the opportunities and addressing the challenges of emerging vehicle technologies. The eleven projects, launched in partnership with eight leading research institutions in North America, mark the first projects launched under CSRC Next, the Center’s new …

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Toyota to invest $5 million in American Center for Mobility

Toyota is investing in American Center for Mobility. Toyota Motor North America and Toyota Research Institute subsidiaries will together invest $5 million to the self-driving vehicle research center being built in Ypsilanti Township. Toyota will also become a member of a government-industry team along with getting to book the facility …

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Toyota working on an electric car powered by a new type of battery

According to some news reports, Toyota Motor Corp is working on an electric car that would be powered by a new type of battery. It is being claimed that the battery will significantly increase the driving range and reduce the charging time. The electric vehicles now use lithium-ion batteries which …

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Toyota may begin mass manufacturing of electric vehicles in China

According to some media reports, Toyota Motor Corp may begin mass manufacturing of electric vehicles (EVs) in China as early as 2019. Although details of the plan have been unveiled by the company but it is being speculated that the model may be based on the C-HR sport utility vehicle and manufactured for Chinese …

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Toyota Kirloskar Motor launches Toyota Connect India, a smartphone application

Toyota Kirloskar Motor recently has launched a smartphone application -Toyota Connect India – to provide connected service to its customers with that of Toyota’s global standards. The app is said to be fully integrated cloud-based connected service platform supported by a dedicated and specialised call centre, Toyota’s dealer networks and …

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