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Toyota Research Institute Announces All-Star Leadership Team for Artificial Intelligence and Robotics Research

Toyota Research Institute Announces All-Star Leadership Team for Artificial Intelligence and Robotics Research

January 6, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

Las Vegas, Jan. 5, 2016 — The Toyota Research Institute (TRI) today announced the hiring of its technical leadership team, bringing together an all-star group of scientists and engineers to help drive research into artificial intelligence and robots. TRI CEO Gill Pratt introduced the technical team and initial TRI research programs in a press conference at the 2016 International Consumer Electronics Show. In addition to the technical team, TRI work will be guided by an Advisory Board of corporate, scientific and public policy leaders from around the world.

Lexus Redefines Sophistication with the Entirely New RX

Lexus Redefines Sophistication with the Entirely New RX

January 5, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

TORRANCE, Calif. (Jan. 4, 2016) — Today Lexus debuted a national integrated marketing campaign for the entirely redesigned Lexus RX luxury crossover. With a modern interior wrapped in a chiseled exterior, the revolutionary new RX demonstrates that sophistication can have an edge. The marketing campaign targets customers looking for an SUV that’s as interesting as their dynamic lifestyles.

Toyota Accelerates Its Connected Car Technology Initiatives

Toyota Accelerates Its Connected Car Technology Initiatives

January 5, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

Las Vegas, Jan. 4, 2016 — Toyota announced its next-generation connected vehicle framework at the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nevada, accelerating its initiatives to provide its customers with greater convenience and increased data security. The framework builds on advances in automobile, IT, and communications systems to enhance Toyota vehicles with connected technologies.

Why Lexus shies away from plug-in hybrids

Why Lexus shies away from plug-in hybrids

April 21, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Filed under: Green , Lexus , Toyota , Hybrid Lexus’s Mark Templin isn’t sold on plug-in hybrid powertrain technology as a viable way to reduce emissions. Continue reading Why Lexus shies away from plug-in hybrids Why Lexus shies away from plug-in hybrids originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 20 Apr 2015 10:00:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds . Permalink

Weekly Recap: Ford GT inspires guitar, foosball table, sailboat

Weekly Recap: Ford GT inspires guitar, foosball table, sailboat

April 18, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Filed under: Design/Style , Plants/Manufacturing , Buick , Cadillac , Ford , Land Rover , Toyota , Classics , Luxury We curate the week’s events with a focus on Ford’s latest design projects inspired by the GT supercar. Plus, we’ve got other news and notes from around the automotive world. Continue reading Weekly Recap: Ford GT inspires guitar, foosball table, sailboat Weekly Recap: Ford GT inspires guitar, foosball table, sailboat originally appeared on Autoblog on Sat, 18 Apr 2015 10:59:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds . Permalink

Toyota throwing water on fast-charging EVs

Toyota throwing water on fast-charging EVs

April 18, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Filed under: Green , Toyota , Japan , Emerging Technologies , Technology , Hydrogen The chief engineer of the Toyota Mirai doesn’t think that there’s a future in fast-charging EVs because they put too much strain on the electrical grid and have a short range. Unsurprisingly, he thinks the future is in hydrogen. Continue reading Toyota throwing water on fast-charging EVs Toyota throwing water on fast-charging EVs originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 17 Apr 2015 19:56:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds . Permalink

Toyota investing $1 billion in Mexico plant

Toyota investing $1 billion in Mexico plant

April 17, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Filed under: Plants/Manufacturing , Toyota Toyota announces plans to build a new plant in Guanajuato, Mexico, at the cost of around $1 billion, set to begin building 200,000 Corollas per year starting in 2019. Continue reading Toyota investing $1 billion in Mexico plant Toyota investing $1 billion in Mexico plant originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 16 Apr 2015 16:30:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds . Permalink

Toyota’s Mirai fuel cell car gets its own special showroom

Toyota’s Mirai fuel cell car gets its own special showroom

April 15, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Filed under: Green , Toyota , Japan , Hydrogen Toyota will open a special showroom in Tokyo for the hydrogen-powered Mirai fuel-cell vehicle. Continue reading Toyota’s Mirai fuel cell car gets its own special showroom Toyota’s Mirai fuel cell car gets its own special showroom originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 15 Apr 2015 07:56:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds . Permalink

Recharge Wrap-up: Audi R18 e-tron Quattro wins WEC opener, Toyota Mirai goes to DC

Recharge Wrap-up: Audi R18 e-tron Quattro wins WEC opener, Toyota Mirai goes to DC

April 15, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Filed under: Green , Motorsports , Audi , MINI , Tesla , Toyota , Alternative Fuels , Electric , Hydrogen Audi’s hybrid racer wins at Silverstone. Designer Jaime Hayon reimagines the future with the Mini Citysurfer electric scooter. Tesla’s first Australian Superchargers will be in Goulburn. Toyota is bringing the Mirai to the National Mall for Earth Day celebrations. Continue reading Recharge Wrap-up: Audi R18 e-tron Quattro wins WEC opener, Toyota Mirai goes to DC Recharge Wrap-up: Audi R18 e-tron Quattro wins WEC opener, Toyota Mirai goes to DC originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 14 Apr 2015 17:45:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds . Permalink

RC car drift video brings Fast and Furious style in 1:10 scale

RC car drift video brings Fast and Furious style in 1:10 scale

April 14, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Filed under: Motorsports , Toys/Games , Videos , Mazda , Nissan , Toyota , Racing A quartet of RC drift machines hang their tails out together around this scale model world. Thanks to some skilled camera work, it almost looks real. Continue reading RC car drift video brings Fast and Furious style in 1:10 scale RC car drift video brings Fast and Furious style in 1:10 scale originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 13 Apr 2015 16:58:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds . Permalink

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