Toyota in $2.8bn autonomous drive

Toyota is setting up a new US$2.8 billion company in Tokyo to accelerate self-driving innovations. The Toyota Research Institute-Advanced Development (TRI-AD) will see the car giant collaborate with two othe...

Toyota developing cars that care

(JAPAN) Toyota aims to road test vehicles equipped with advanced artificial intelligence (AI) systems by the end of the decade. The Japanese car giant today set out its vision for the future of mobility. ...

Flying car takes to the skies

A Japanese startup building a flying car with the support of Toyota has unveiled an early stage prototype at an event in Aichi. Cartivator says it wants to “create a world where anyone can fly in the sky any...

Toyota on board with flying cars

(JAPAN) Toyota is investing in an exciting Japanese startup team that is developing a flying car. Cartivator says it wants to "create a world where anyone can fly in the sky anytime by 2050" and the young...

Toyota’s robots help people walk again

|13 April 2017| JAPAN Toyota is going to rent out a robotics system which can help people with paralysis learn how to walk again. The Japanese company has been using its automotive technologies to deve...

Toyota car incorporates AI tech

(LAS VEGAS) Toyota's new concept car harnesses artificial intelligence (AI) and self-driving technology. The Concept-i model - announced at the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas last week - leve...

Toyota’s mini robot responds to human emotions

|5 October 2016| Japan Toyota has unveiled Kirobo Mini - a robot small enough to fit in the palm of the hand that "can respond to human emotions". Capable of holding basic conversations it has been dev...

Toyota’s AI institute recruits top team

|9 February 2016| An ‘all-star group of scientists’ have joined the newly established Toyota Research Institute (TRI) to lead research into artificial intelligence and robots. Dr Gill Pratt, Toyota's exec...