Toyota

12th April 2019

BMW, Toyota and Renault Engineers Explore Driverless Standards

Engineers from BMW, Toyota and Renault have set up a working group in a bid to formulate global standards for future ADAS and autonomous technology. The group, working under...

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Toyota Pushes EV Tech With Open Sourcing
5th April 2019

Toyota Pushes EV Tech With Open Sourcing

Toyota is taking an open-source approach to the promotion of its vehicle electrification technologies. It is granting royalty-free licenses for approximately 23,740 patents it holds on electric vehicle components...

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Ford, GM, Toyota, SAE Form AV Standards Consortium
4th April 2019

Ford, GM, Toyota, SAE Form AV Standards Consortium

Ford, General Motors, Toyota, and SAE International are forming a consortium to help develop industry-wide standards for autonomous vehicle technology. The automakers have joined forces with the professional association...

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Electrification Leading Toyota’s New Urban LCV
2nd April 2019

Electrification Leading Toyota’s New Urban LCV

Toyota has chosen the UK as the venue for the global launch of its new compact LCV the Proace City likely to feature its latest hybrid powertrain. The vehicle...

Phil Oakley

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25th March 2019

Weather Updates For AVs Could Use Coms Cocktail

Weather updates are going to be crucial to allow autonomous vehicles to adjust to changing road conditions in the same way that a human driver should adjust their speed...

By Graham Jarvis

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14th March 2019

Emerging Markets Not Always Promised Land For Autonomous Growth

For the world’s carmakers, emerging markets are always on their maps – after all, they have the best potential for growth. This situation won’t change with the coming of...

By Eric Volkman

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12th March 2019

Toyota Boosts Connected Car Strategy With Airbiquity Investment

Japanese car giant Toyota is boosting its connected car proposition leading a $15M investment in auto connectivity specialist Airbiquity. The carmaker joined the DENSO Corporation and Toyota Tsusho Corporation in the...

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8th March 2019

Motorsport’s Role in Extending EV Adoption

One of the ways manufacturers are developing their EV and hybrid tech is by taking it racing. Formula 1 and the World Endurance Championship have both been using hybrid...

By Philip Oakley

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1st March 2019

Toyota GR Supra GT4 Concept Breaks Cover

When Toyota CEO Akio Toyoda unveiled the road-going fifth generation Toyota Supra at this year’s North American International Auto Show he made it clear this was heading for the...

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25th February 2019

Toyota to Flood Paris Area With Hydrogen Cabs

Toyota hope to flood an area of the French capital with 1,100 hydrogen fuel-cell taxi cabs to boost the alternative energy’s role in urban mobility. It has joined a...

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19th February 2019

Satellite Providers Claim to Close Cellular Connectivity Gaps

The future of the connected car is orbiting in space. At least, that’s what proponents of satellite technology espouse. Satellite, of course, is the backbone of the GPS technology...

By Eric Volkman

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23rd January 2019

Toyota Teams Up With Panasonic in EV Battery Business

Japanese giants Toyota and Panasonic want to enter a joint venture in a bid to produce industry leading EV batteries. Assuming the deal gets ratified by the relevant authorities,...

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