NEW DRIVING SIMULATOR FROM TOYOTA TEENDRIVE365 USES OCULUS RIFT TO BRING DANGERS OF DISTRACTED DRIVING TO LIFE Marks the First Time Oculus Rift Virtual Reality Technology Is Being Used to Educate the Public about Safe Driving DETROIT (Jan. 14, 2015) – Today at the Detroit Auto Show, Toyota launched its newTeenDrive365 distracted driving simulator with Oculus Rift, […]
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (Dec. 19, 2014) – The Toyota Research Institute of North America (TRINA), a division of Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing of North America (TEMA), in partnership with The Electrochemical Society (ECS) is requesting proposals from young professors and scholars pursuing innovative electrochemical research in green energy technology.
Latest Toyota advanced systems revealed at the Toyota Advanced Safety Seminar Automated Highway Driving Assist to keep a car within its highway lane, at a safe distance from surrounding traffic New, improved laser obstacle detection system New 3D head-up display Laser detection systems that can track objects on the road, day and night; 3D information […]
GRENOBLE BECOMES A ‘SMART CITY’ IN OCTOBER; LAUNCHING 100% ELECTRIC CAR-SHARING PROGRAM CONNECTED TO PUBLIC TRANSPORT Urban transport of the future will become a reality in October in the French city of Grenoble thanks to a partnership between the City of Grenoble, Grenoble-Alpes Métropole, EDF Group, Toyota and Citélib 70 Toyota “i-ROAD” and “COMS” ultra-compact […]
TOYOTA PULLS THE PLUG ON PLUG-IN CHARGING WITH NEW WIRELESS TECHNOLOGY Recharging a Toyota plug-in hybrid or all-electric vehicle could in future be as simple as parking the car. Toyota has announced verification testing is to begin later this month of a new wireless battery charging system it has developed for vehicles that use an […]
Lowest fleet-wide average CO2 emissions of 103.6 g/km in 2012 for Toyota Motor Europe 23% of total Toyota Motor Europe fleet emits below 100 g/km of CO2 11 Toyota and Lexus models in Europe emit below 100 g/km of CO2, six below 90 g/km First nine-month hybrid sales in Europe outsold same period in 2012 […]
Toyota first manufacturer in the UK to provide TPEG digital traffic information service TPEG included in functions of Toyota Touch Pro multimedia system fitted as standard in 2012 Land Cruiser V8, optional with 2012 Prius T Spirit DAB-based digital system offers more detailed information, greater location accuracy and quicker service than analogue RDS-TMC service Britain’s […]