Toyota’s Gill Pratt on Self-Driving Cars and the Reality of Total Autonomy

After wrapping up the DARPA Robotics Challenge in 2015, Gill Pratt helped to launch the Toyota Research Institute (TRI), which is investing over a billion dollars in robotics and artificial intelligence over the next five years. Continue reading

Toyota recalls 6.Four million cars worldwide

The recalls cover twenty seven Toyota ( TM ) models — including Camry, Corolla, Matrix and Highlander. Two of those models were made by joint manufacturing ventures and sold under other brands: the Pontiac Vibe and the Subaru Trezia. Some of the vehicles were made as early as 2004. Continue reading

Toyota recalls 228,000 Tacoma trucks

The company said Thursday that the recall applies to certain two thousand sixteen and two thousand seventeen Tacoma trucks.

The issue is that the vehicles’ rear differential — or a set of gears that sends power out to the rear wheels — could leak oil.

“If a vehicle is continuously operated in this condition, the rear differential could become bruised, which can result in noise and diminished propulsion,” Toyota said in a statement. “In some cases the rear differential could seize, resulting in a loss of control of the vehicle and enhancing the risk of a crash.”

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Toyota FT-1 sports car: How it happened

January 20, 2014

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A spiritual rhythm car

Editor’s note: The inward sanctum of an automaker’s design studio is as classified as a top-secret government spy shop. Even many top executives aren’t permitted inwards, much less civilians or the media. Continue reading

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The best of the Woodward Wish Cruise’s Emergency Vehicle Showcase

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You can see just about anything rolling down Woodward during the Wish Cruise, but we parked it for a bit in Ferndale to check out the classics at the Emergency Vehicle Demonstrate. Continue reading