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Smartphone app rewards good driving with coffee

Toyota Driving Barista app trialled in Japan to reduce distracted driving amongst young people in the country. A campaign has been running in Japan in which three major companies have teamed together to reward drivers for not using their mobile …

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Solar powered vehicle to feature at smart community event

Toyota is attending a smart community event in Japan with its new Prius PHV with solar charging and smart mobility features. In its mission to create vehicles to suit a low carbon society, Toyota is unveiling its latest Prius PHV …

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Advanced commercial vehicle safety systems on show

WABCO is attending the Automotive Engineering Exposition in Yokohama with its range of advanced safety systems for commercial vehicles. Taking place between 25th and 27th May, the Automotive Engineering Exposition 2016 will be held this year in the Japanese city …

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Future motoring to feature at Auto Engineering event

Toyota is attending the Automotive Engineering Exposition in Japan with its vision of future technologies for advanced mobility. Advanced communications technology, enhanced hybrid fuel systems and the latest safety equipment will feature on the 4th generation Prius, which will be …

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Road safety training for Japanese pre-school children

Toyota is taking its road safety education programme to pre-school education centres in Japan this summer for the 42nd year. The Toyota Safety School, a programme to teach traffic safety to nursery school children, will be held between May 18 …

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Bosch extends autonomous testing to Japan

Unique driving conditions in Japan will help Bosch to take the development of autonomous driving technology to the next level. With testing of driverless vehicles on public roads already taking place in Germany and the USA, Bosch has now taken …

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Autonomous drive plans for major auto alliance

The Renault-Nissan Alliance is aiming for significant progress in autonomous technology with 10 vehicles to be launched in next 4 years. Taking a bold stance on the development of driverless technology before the end of the decade, the alliance of …

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Japan launches automatic emergency call trial

The D-Call Net trial is being launched in Japan to automatically transmit vehicle data to call centres to assist in the assessment of collision severity. The service to make Japan’s roads safety is a joint operation involving the Emergency Medical …

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Vehicle communications for ITS on show in Tokyo

Toyota is attending the Tokyo Motor Show to showcase its latest safety and mobility innovations including V2x communications within an ITS infrastructure. Toyota will exhibit the latest ITS technologies and initiatives for safe and comfortable mobility at Smart Mobility City …

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Partial autonomy under test on modified Lexus GS

Toyota is testing its Highway Teammate concept of providing autonomous driving functions on motorways in Japan using a Lexus GS with partial autonomy. The Shuto Expressway in Tokyo has been the venue for recent testing conducted by Toyota into the …

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