Toyota’s research chief just told a CES crowd that there’s a long way to go before self-driving cars …

Toyota Research Institute CEO Gill Pratt at CES. Photos via Taylor Soper. LAS VEGAS — Nearly everywhere you turn at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show people are talking about self-driving cars.But don’t believe the hype. Much of the science to get autonomous cars safely on the road still needs to be accomplished. In other words, there’s a long way to go on this road trip. Dr. Gill Pratt shows off some of Toyota’s advisers who are working on self-driving vehicles. That’s the perspective of Dr. Gill Pratt, the CEO of Toyota Research Institute, the car company’s $1 billion effort to transform the driving experience through artificial intelligence and machine learning. “In truth, we are a long way from the finish line of fully autonomous cars,” said Pratt, a former MIT…


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