Driverless Uber cars by Toyota

Driverless Uber cars by Toyota

Posted by: admin
Category: Inspiration, Partnerships, Technology
toyota

“Toyota is to invest $500m (£387m) in Uber to expand a partnership to jointly develop self-driving cars.

The firm said this would involve the “mass-production” of autonomous vehicles that would be deployed on Uber’s ride sharing network. But didn’t rule out the possibility of the cars being owned and operated by third-party fleet managers.

It is being viewed as a way for both firms to catch up with rivals in the competitive driverless car market. According to a press release self-driving technology from each company will be integrated into purpose-built Toyota vehicles.”

Read more on wsj.com

Cover: Toyota The Wave global stand by Déri Design, Geneva