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The Station: Pony.ai turns to delivery, Kodiak cuts, Lime snaps up Boosted’s IP

Hi and welcome back to The Station, a weekly newsletter dedicated to the future (and present) of transportation. I’m your host Kirsten Korosec, senior transportation reporter at TechCrunch. What you’re reading here is an abbreviated version of The Station. To get the complete newsletter, which comes out every weekend, go here and click The Station. Here’s a friendly reminder to reach out and email me at [email protected] to share thoughts, opinions or tips or send a direct messag...
Tags: Google, Transportation, Uber, Technology, California, China, Tech, Ceo, AV, Artificial Intelligence, Automotive, DMV, Portland, Sharing Economy, Bird, Mountain View


Joby Aviation raises $590 million led by Toyota to launch an electric air taxi service

Joby Aviation has raised a $590 million Series C round of funding, including $394 million from lead investor Toyota Motor Corporation, the company announced today. Joby is in the process of developing an electric air taxi service, which will make use of in-house developed electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft that will in part benefit from strategic partner Toyota’s vehicle manufacturing experience. This brings the total number of funding in Joby Aviation to $720 million, an...
Tags: TC, Transportation, California, China, Tech, Companies, Automotive, Aviation, Toyota, Airbus, Manufacturing, Aerospace, Intel Capital, Federal Aviation Administration, Santa Cruz, Vtol


BIG presents a sustainable living laboratory town in Japan for Toyota at CES

As part of CES 2020, Bjarke Ingels Group has unveiled exciting designs for its first project in Japan — the Toyota Woven City, a sustainable “living laboratory” at the foothills of Mt. Fuji. Created in collaboration with Toyota Motor Corporation, the project will be the world’s first urban incubator dedicated to the advancement of all aspects of mobility with a focus on sustainability, from renewable energies to shared mobility. The futuristic prototype town will also be notable for its inclusio...
Tags: Smart City, Japan, Design, Ces, Architecture, Urban Design, Urban Planning, Bjarke Ingels, Toyota, Solar Panels, Big, Carbon-neutral, Bjarke Ingels Group, Hydrogen Fuel Cells, Toyota Motor Corporation, Mt Fuji


India: CCI Approves Minority Stake Purchase Deal Of Toyota And Suzuki Motor - DSK Legal

The CCI on November 26, 2019, has approved the minority stake purchase deal of Toyota Motor Corporation and Suzuki Motor Corporation.
Tags: News, India, Toyota, Toyota Motor Corporation, CCI


Toyota-Suzuki plans to develop a compact BEV in India

The duo of Toyota and Suzuki are in the early stages of work to develop a compact battery-operated electric vehicle for India. Though Executive Vice-President of Toyota Motor Corporation, Shigeki Terashi, identified India is a key market for their compact electric vehicle, yet he did not assign a timeline to the project. We will start with a compact BEV at an early stage….Since we are working (on it) with Suzuki, I cannot share the timeline”, He said. The company recently showcased a production-...
Tags: Business, Japan, India, Toyota, Toyota Motor Corporation, Suzuki, Toyota Suzuki, Shigeki Terashi, Electric Vehicles India


The Story Behind the Lexus Yacht: Why Lexus is Now Designing and Selling the LY 650

Buckle up, folks, strange story ahead. I'm at the Palm Beach International Raceway, whipping around the track in this thing:That's Lexus' LC 500, a performance coupe with a 5-liter V8 engine that cranks out 471 horsepower and 398 pound-feet of torque. I can get it up to about 115 miles per hour before I have to slow down to avoid colliding with the car in front of me. This low-slung, street-legal racecar handles like a dream, and the throaty growl of the engine is absolutely thrilling.Me and 19 ...
Tags: Japan, Florida, Hollywood, Design, France, Germany, Massachusetts, New York City, Cars, America, Marine, Lexus, Gm, Chrysler, Miami, Toyota


Toyota is giving automakers free access to nearly 24,000 hybrid car-related patents

Toyota said Wednesday it will give royalty-free access to its nearly 24,000 patents related to electrification technology and systems through 2030 in a move that aims to encourage rival automakers to adopt the low-emissions and fuel-saving technology. Collectively the patents represent core technologies that can be applied to the development of various types of electrified vehicles, including hybrid electric, plug-in hybrid electric vehicles and fuel cell electric vehicles, Toyota said. This fol...
Tags: Transportation, Tech, Automotive, Ford, Electric Vehicles, Jaguar Land Rover, Automotive Industry, Toyota, Fuel Cell, Plug-in Hybrid, Prius, Toyota Motor Corporation, Hybrid Vehicle, Shigeki Terashi, Jaguar Land Rover GM Ford


Lallemand and Toyota sign agreement for new cellulosic yeast strains

In Georgia, Lallemand Biofuels & Distilled Spirits signed an agreement with Toyota Motor Corporation to produce and market a new portfolio of yeast strains “TOYOTA XyloAce” for cellulosic ethanol production in North America. Toyota, through the use of gene recombination technology, has recently developed new yeast strains that will play an important role in the fermentation process for producing cellulosic ethanol. TOYOTA XyloAce strains are not only highly efficient at fermenting xylose and ara...
Tags: Toyota, North America, Producer News, Biofuel, Cellulosic Ethanol, Yeast, Toyota Motor Corporation, LALLEMAND, Georgia Lallemand Biofuels Distilled Spirits, Angus Ballard, Lallemand Biofuels


Toyota Announces 2020 Supra Color Options

Now that the hype train has pulled into the station and unloaded the Toyota Supra, we can finally begin to examine what all the fuss was about. Still, Toyota has one more minor announcement left up its sleeve. While we’ve frequently seen the coupe in black, white and red (or camouflage combination of the three), […] The post Toyota Announces 2020 Supra Color Options appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Autos, Toyota, Toyota Motor Corporation, Toyota Supra, News Blog, A90, 2020 Toyota GR Supra, Color Options, GR Supra


Toyota’s Trying to Remain Non-threatening in the U.S.

While the Trump administration is carefully considering whether or not imported vehicles qualify as a threat to national security, and prepares for trade negotiations with Japan, Toyota is being very careful about how it comes across in America. Last week, the automaker announced plans to add about 600 jobs across the Southern United States — raising […] The post Toyota’s Trying to Remain Non-threatening in the U.S. appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Jobs, Investments, America, United States, Autos, Automotive Industry, Toyota, Donald Trump, Trump, Akio Toyoda, Toyota Motor Corporation, Southern United States, News Blog, Japan Toyota, Auto Jobs


Toyota Among Investors Backing Airbiquity With $15M for Vehicle Tech

Airbiquity, a Seattle-based developer of connected vehicle systems powering navigation, entertainment, and other software in cars, has raised $15 million in new financing from three Japanese automotive corporations, the company announced Monday.The investors that participated in the equity funding round are Denso Corp., Toyota Motor Corp. (NYSE: TM), and Toyota Tsusho Corp, which supports Toyota Motor’s automobile business, including the integration of Internet-connected technologies and device...
Tags: Deals, Startups, Transportation, Cars, Trends, Tech, Vc, Automotive, United States, AT&T, Autos, Mobility, Toyota, Autonomous Vehicles, Self-driving Cars, Seattle


NADA 2019: Toyota Promises Dealers More Utility Vehicles, Plans to Ignore EVs

While the closing day of the 2019 National Automobile Dealers Association meetup revolved around charitable opportunities, engineering equality in the workplace, and a talk from author, pro golfer, and USAF veteran Major Dan Rooney on the merits of personal accountability, the rest of the event focused more directly on the auto industry. One of the larger […] The post NADA 2019: Toyota Promises Dealers More Utility Vehicles, Plans to Ignore EVs appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Industry, Autos, Automotive Industry, Toyota, Usaf, Industry News, Toyota Motor Corporation, NADA, Dan Rooney, National Automobile Dealers Association, News Blog, Product Planning, Dealer News, NADA 2019


Getaround to expand Uber partnership to four more cities

Getaround, the peer-to-peer car-sharing service that first launched at TechCrunch Disrupt NY in 2011, is expanding a partnership with Uber that gives users access to rideshare-ready vehicles. The program, which launched as a pilot in May 2017 in San Francisco, is now available to Getaround customers  in Los Angeles and San Diego. Two more cities, Philadelphia and Washington D.C. will soon follow, Getaround co-founder and CEO Sam Zaid told TechCrunch. Getaround’s carsharing platform is design...
Tags: Startups, Transportation, Uber, Washington, Softbank, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Automotive, Philadelphia, Getaround, Toyota Motor Corporation, Zaid, Sam Zaid, San Diego Two, TechCrunch Getaround


Toyota Introducing Blacked Versions of Camry and Highlander

Toyota will be unveiling blackened versions of the Camry and Highlander at the 2018 Los Angeles Auto Show, indicating that we’re one step closer to the trend ending. Factories started adopting the “murdered-out” look a few years ago after the movement gained steam in the aftermarket. Now it’s cropping up on the most mainstream of models. […] The post Toyota Introducing Blacked Versions of Camry and Highlander appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Autos, Toyota, Los Angeles Auto Show, Special Editions, Toyota Camry, Toyota Motor Corporation, News Blog, Toyota Highlander, Appearance Packages


Toyota Says Supra Development Team Stopped Talking to BMW Years Ago, Hasn’t Ruled Out Manual

Shrouded in secrecy and driven by hype, the next Toyota Supra has been a tough nut to crack. However, its co-development with the BMW Z4 left us thinking we’d soon have a situation akin to the Toyota 86 and Subaru BRZ. In this case, it possible that calling the cars “jointly developed” might not be entirely […] The post Toyota Says Supra Development Team Stopped Talking to BMW Years Ago, Hasn’t Ruled Out Manual appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Autos, Toyota, Bmw, Subaru, Product Development, Toyota Motor Corporation, Toyota Supra, News Blog, Product Planning, Bmw Z4, A90, A90 Supra, Toyota Says Supra Development Team




Toyota Recalls One Million Prius and C-HR Hybrids Over Fire Risk

Toyota is recalling over one million Prius and C-HR crossovers due to engine wires that pose a potential fire risk. Involved in the call-back are roughly 192,000 vehicles in the United States, according to estimates made by the automaker on Wednesday. However, the vast majority of the 554,000 affected vehicles reside in Japan. While no injuries […] The post Toyota Recalls One Million Prius and C-HR Hybrids Over Fire Risk appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Japan, Safety, United States, Recalls, Autos, Toyota, Shorts, Hybrids, Wiring, Toyota Motor Corporation, Toyota Prius, News Blog, Toyota C-HR, Automotive Safety, Engine Fires


Better Buy: Toyota Motor Corporation vs. Ford

Find out how the Japanese and U.S. auto giants compare.
Tags: Finance, Article, Ford, Toyota Motor Corporation, FBN, Motley Fool, Fbn/markets, Fox-business/markets, 29755401-c793-5edf-99eb-2f754e87af0c


SoftBank leads Series D round for carsharing platform Getaround

San Francisco-based Getaround, a carsharing platform, has secured $300 million in Series D financing. SoftBank led the round with participation from other investors that included Toyota Motor Corporation. Source: Press Release
Tags: Softbank, San Francisco, Trends, Toyota Motor Corporation, VC Deals


Can the auto industry improve spinal fusion surgery?

Systems science is the study of how component parts of a system interact with each other. It may seem counterintuitive to consider that medical care and systems science are linked, but in fact the component parts of a care cycle are infinitely complex. An in-patient admission for a patient receiving back surgery involves a single hospital, many different practitioners from multiple different departments: radiology, pathology, pharmacy, rehabilitation, surgery ad infinitum, all with individual pr...
Tags: Books, Featured, US, United States, Journals, Ons, Health & Medicine, Sarah Brown, Toyota Motor Corporation, Centers for Medicare Medicaid Services, Oxford Journals, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality AHRQ, Institute for Healthcare Improvement, US Department of Health Human Services, Spinal Surgery, Ahmed M. Raslan


Toyota wants Subaru and Mitsubishi back in World Rally Championship

Toyota Motor Corporation president Akio Toyoda hopes the World Rally Championship's expected return to Japan in 2019 can entice Mitsubishi and Subaru back to the series
Tags: Japan, Sport, Toyota, Mitsubishi, Subaru, WRC, Akio Toyoda, Toyota Motor Corporation, Autosport


Toyota Motor Corporation to absorb R&D functions of Toyota InfoTechnology Center

Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) is to absorb the research and development (R&D) functions of its subsidiary, Toyota InfoTechnology Center (ITC Japan) into its in-house Connected Company by March 2019.
Tags: Toyota Motor Corporation, Toyota Motor Corporation TMC, Toyota InfoTechnology Center, Toyota InfoTechnology Center ITC Japan


Toyota Research Institute Joins Study On How Autonomous Cars Will Impact Workforce

The Toyota Research Institute (TRI) is contributing $75,000 to the American Center for Mobility (ACM) for an analysis on how autonomous cars will impact driving-related jobs. ACM’s study, Preparing the Workforce for Automated Vehicles, is being conducted by Michigan State University in collaboration with the Texas A&M Transportation Institute. “TRI is committed to advancing automated vehicle technology in ways that improve society and individual well-being, and we need to better understand the i...
Tags: Feature, Autos, Michigan, Toyota, North America, Gill Pratt, Michigan State University, Toyota Motor Corporation, Toyota Research Institute, Toyota Research Institute TRI, Car News, Future Of Transportation, Texas A M Transportation Institute, Automoblog Staff, Partnership for Transportation Innovation, Soraya Kim


Israeli tech startup Guardian Optical Technologies amasses $3.1 mln

Tel Aviv-based tech startup Guardian Optical Technologies has raised $3.1 million in funding. The investors were Mirai Creation Fund, Goldbell Investments and TransLink Capital. PRESS RELEASE (Tel Aviv, Israel – June 27, 2018) Guardian Optical Technologies today announced that it received an investment of $3.1 million from Mirai Creation Fund, Goldbell Investments, and TransLink Capital as part of a pre-B round aimed to fuel the growth of the breakthrough in-vehicle sensor platform that helps au...
Tags: Microsoft, Tel Aviv, Trends, Guardian, Toyota Motor Corporation, Tel Aviv Israel, Translink Capital, VC Deals, Sompo Holdings Inc, SPARX Group, Shuhei Abe, Guardian Optical Technologies, tech startup Guardian Optical Technologies, Mirai Creation Fund Goldbell Investments, Gil Dotan, Mirai Creation Fund


The ‘C’ Suite: Toyota Connects Sedans to Customers’ Changing Needs

With its push into providing mobility products and new services, Toyota may be keen to be considered more than “only” an automaker. But the world’s biggest carmaker, making some of the world’s best-selling and most reliable automobiles, is still innovating. In SUV- and crossover-mad America, where Ford is jettisoning most of its passenger cars (except for the Mustang), Toyota executives are doubling down on sedans such as the best-selling mid-size Camry and the 40-year-old Corolla compact, whil...
Tags: Europe, Japan, Advertising, America, Ford, Toyota, North America, Detroit, Corolla, Toyota Motor Corporation, Sakichi Toyoda, Shigeki Tomoyama, Toyota Group, Corolla Sport, Mustang Toyota, Akira Akiyama


Toyota’s Century luxury sedan costs as much as two Lexuses

Toyota Motor Corporation's most luxurious sedan isn't for sale in the U.S. The 2018 Toyota Century introduces the company's premier automobile's third generation. Sold only in Japan, the Century is intended for chauffeur-driven VIPs. The post Toyota’s Century luxury sedan costs as much as two Lexuses appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Japan, News, Cars, Trends, Luxury cars, Toyota, Toyota Motor Corporation, Toyota Century, 2018 Toyota Century


Toyota’s Japanese market-only Century luxury sedan costs as much as two Lexuses

Toyota Motor Corporation's most luxurious sedan isn't for sale in the U.S. The 2018 Toyota Century introduces the company's premier automobile's third generation. Sold only in Japan, the Century is intended for chauffeur-driven VIPs. The post Toyota’s Japanese market-only Century luxury sedan costs as much as two Lexuses appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Japan, News, Cars, Trends, Luxury cars, Toyota, Toyota Motor Corporation, Toyota Century, 2018 Toyota Century


Grabbing the Future: Toyota Drops a Billion Into Ride-hailing Company

Not wanting to be left out of the alternative revenue streams party, Toyota Motor Corporation has invested $1 billion into a Singapore-based ride-hailing and ride sharing company you’ve probably never heard of. Grab Holdings Inc., known to consumers simply as Grab, offers numerous car-based transportation options and services in Southeast Asia. Don’t have a car? […] The post Grabbing the Future: Toyota Drops a Billion Into Ride-hailing Company appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Technology, Southeast Asia, Singapore, Industry, Autos, Mobility, Toyota, Overseas, Toyota Motor Corporation, Alliances, News Blog, Ride-hailing, Grab, Grab Holdings Inc




Amazon, GM, Volvo, Toyota, and the Tyranny of Technology – The Lohdown

There is a good chance you’re one of the 100-plus million Amazon Prime customers who enjoys free shipping on products you order online. Likely you get your purchases delivered to your home or office. But what if you could get packages sent directly to the trunk of your car while at the beach or on vacation? AMAZON ANYWHERE Announced in April, Amazon’s in-car delivery service joins connected-car services with an app to deliver packages to your car’s trunk. That’s now a reality here in...
Tags: Amazon, Facebook, Opinion, General Motors, Ces, Gm, Silicon Valley, Toyota, Honda, Volvo, Alexa, Toyota Motor Corporation, Ed Loh, Toyota Motor North America, Plano Texas, Hicks