Toyota taps Silicon Valley’s artificial intelligence, robotics know-how

facebooktwitterlinkedingoogleplusemailcommentsmoreredditpinteresttumblrToyota sees artificial intelligence playing a big part in its future. Toyota Silicon Valley has a reputation for tirelessly pursuing innovation and attracting the best tech talent in the world. The latest company to be reeled in by its bright lights and humming servers is Japanese carmaker Toyota, which has said it will establish an artificial intelligence research company in the region.Headquartered near Stanford University in Palo Alto, California, with a second facility located near MIT in Cambridge, Massachusetts, the Toyota Research Institute will begin operations in January 2016 and is set to receive $1 billion of investment over the next five years. This is in addition to the $50 million the company has already invested to establish joint research labs at Stanford and MIT.Many Silicon Valley-based companies, including tech…


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