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Toyota Announces They Will Be Selling Cars That Can 'Talk' To Their Surroundings By End Of 2015

Toyota aims to become the first automaker to mass market talking cars—that is to say, vehicles that can receive and share data transmitted by external infrastructure and by other vehicles.

So-called “vehicle-to-infrastructure” and “vehicle-to-vehicle” communications are key to enabling autonomous cars because they provide essential safety information that sensors and cameras onboard vehicles cannot pick up.
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Toyota Unveiling Latest Technology for Smart Mobility Initiatives at ITS World Congress

From October 5 through 9, Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) technologies from around the world will go on display in Bordeaux. Toyota will be one of those hosting an exhibit at the 22nd ITS World Congress (hosted by ERTICO-ITS Europe), and will showcase some of its many ongoing initiatives in this area.

“Towards Intelligent Mobility―Better Use of…
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'The Toyota Effect' Premieres At The New York Film Festival

The Toyota Effect premiered at NYFF in conjunction with a panel that was moderated by Bob Garfield, Host of NPR’s “On The Media” and featured Marjorie Schussel, Director, Integrated Brand Communications at Toyota, Kief Davidson and Ross Kauffman. Entitled “Brand Meets Story: How Filmmakers and Brands Are Reinventing Digital Content”, the panel explored how content marketing campaigns, like The Toyota Effect, are marrying creative freedom with meaningful brand communications to tell “stories that matter.”
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First Crash Involving Toyota Mirai Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicle Was... Reassuring?

This past weekend, Xbox AOL Director Randy Shaffer got a chance to test drive a brand new Toyota Mirai. For the most part, the drive was uneventful. Towards the end, though, or what was going to be the end, before that end point was forcefully bumped up, the Mirai was involved in what we believe was the first Mirai accident in the US, perhaps the world. As you might suspect...

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