ARM holds hands with GM and Toyota over self-driving cars
Published in Transportation


Need to get some common computing systems

ARM is joining with General Motors and Toyota standard computing systems for self-driving cars, an effort the companies hope will speed development of the technology.

Toyota and Panasonic set up company for 'connected' homes
Published in IoT


We are all connected

Toyota and Panasonic have teamed up on “connected” services to be used in homes and urban development.

Toyota pretends hybrids are better
Published in Transportation
Friday, 15 March 2019 13:01

Toyota pretends hybrids are better


Better than admitting it has been caught short

The company that bought us sticky gas pedals, Toyota, has fallen behind other car companies in producing electric cars and is dealing with the problem by pretending that hybrids are better.

Toyota prepares to go into space
Published in Transportation
Tuesday, 12 March 2019 12:19

Toyota prepares to go into space


The final frontier

The Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) and Toyota have signed an agreement for future collaboration in space.

Toyota investing more than $2.8 billion in software
Published in News


Hands-free driving

Toyota is investing more than $2.8 billion to develop automated driving software.

Toyota will release solid state battery
Published in News
Wednesday, 26 July 2017 06:00

Toyota will release solid state battery


Ready for electric cars

Toyota is in production engineering for a solid state battery, which uses a solid electrolyte instead of the conventional semi-liquid version used in today's lithium-ion batteries.

Would you trust windows in your Microsoft cars?
Published in News


Cortana, Office365, Skype, and Azure cloud integration in the car


Microsoft said that it will begin licensing some of its intellectual property (IP) for internet-connected automobiles in an effort to usher in a new wave of real-time communications, roadside assistance, infotainment services, and self-driving features for consumers over the next few years.

Driverless taxis will lead self driving surge
Published in News
Tuesday, 22 November 2016 16:18

Driverless taxis will lead self driving surge


I had that Bill Gates in the back of my taxi once

A report said that millions of professional drivers will lose their jobs as self driving vehicles make their debut.

Toyota claims to have tamed lithium-ion batteries
Published in News


Safer and less likely to explode


Engineers at Toyota Motor claim they have tamed the volatile lithium-ion battery and can now enter the all-electric car market.

LG scores Toyota deal
Published in IoT
Friday, 22 July 2016 11:31

LG scores Toyota deal


Good news away from the smartphone bear pit

LG has signed a deal with Toyota  to supply telematics components for Toyota's upcoming connected vehicles. The deal is good news for LG which needs to step back a bit from smartphones.