Toyota Partners With University of Michigan to Advance Autonomous Driving

Toyota announced that it will team up with University of Michigan to focus on Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology in autonomous cars, the third initiative under a $1 billion investment by the company. The Japanese automaker now has three collaborations with American universities for artificial intelligence research. The Aichi, Japan-based car firm does not want its vehicles to just drive autonomously; it wants them to grab the wheel to stop drivers from crashing. The company already has a research center in Massachusetts, where it works with Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and another in Palo Alto, California where it collaborates with Stanford University. Toyota Partners With University of Michigan to Advance Autonomous Driving Fortune reports that Toyota Research Institute (TRI) CEO Gill Pratt made the announcement on Thursday, April 7 at Nvidia’s…


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