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Human Support Robot, and Toyota's Growing Commitment to Mobility

This month, Toyota opened a new research and development company, the Toyota Research Institute, with two locations in Silicon Valley, and Cambridge, MA.

TRI will be working closely with Stanford University and MIT to develop robotics, and artificial intelligence.

A big reason why is mobility.

Toyota already broke ground in 2011, when they became the first automaker to offer a factory-installed power lift seat in the Toyota Sienna.

The company's dedication to providing adaptive equipment and support for seniors and those with disabilities has been flourishing.

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Toyota Takes Research On The Road

At the 2016 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), Toyota is displaying a research vehicle based on the Mirai fuel cell vehicle which is equipped with satellite communications technology from Kymeta, a U.S.-based company that is the world’s leader in flat-panel antenna technology.

Toyota is working to enhance its connected technologies, including a plan to install a Data Communication Module into a broader range of its vehicles. The company is also considering using satellite communications in the future, including high capacity satellites that offer much higher data transfer rates than conventional satellite technologies.

While these satellites have…
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Toyota and The Salvation Army Give Winter Boots In A Big Way

As temperatures fluctuate this winter in Michigan, one thing for sure is snowy, icy and even cold rainy days are here through March and warm winter boots and socks are still  a "must have" in Michigan.  To protect families from the cold, on Saturday, January 9, 2016, Toyota Motor North America through its "Toyota Walk In My Boots" community outreach project and the North American International Auto Show activities, for the fifth year, stepped in…
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