Toyota was listed at number 17 on MIT Technology Review's 50 Smartest Companies of 2016. It's a high honor coming from a publication by one of the top technology schools in the country.
What about Toyota caught MIT's approving gaze?
The tech review also pointed out Toyota's work creating one of the first mass-produced hydrogen-fuel-cell vehicles, the Mirai.
"We're very grateful to be recognized by MIT, one of the finest educational institutions in the world," said Jim Lentz, CEO of Toyota Motor North America. "Toyota's scientists are committed to innovation and leading the way to a future of mobility that is cleaner, safer, and provides freedom of mobility for all. In the spirit of kaizen, Toyota is committed to improving every day in the service of our customers and society."
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