Toyota invests $US50m in artificial intelligence research

The initiative will focus on developing intelligent vehicles and life-improving robots to meet the challenges of expanding urban centers and aging populations. With the investment, the company aims to develop breakthrough technology for life-saving intelligent vehicles and life-improving robots. Calling the deal the beginning of “an unprecedented commitment”, Kiyotaka Ise, Toyota’s senior managing officer and chief officer of its R&D group, said that the company’s work will look to span many areas. Unlike some of its rivals in the technology and auto industries, Toyota believes the day when cars are able to drive entirely by themselves is unlikely to arrive within the next decade. The research will ensure to reduce accidents and improvement in efficiency. “This partnership…is a great opportunity to connect to two top notch researching team members coming…


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