When Toyota Finanical Services put out a call for new ideas, one group of team members responded by digging through a trash can. That unorthodox strategy helped them claim the top prize in the first-ever "Mike's Innovation Challenge: Shark Tank" contest.
Just since the start of the year, Toyota has made a series of announcements about sizable investments in innovative connected vehicle technology. What does it all mean? The details are still to be determined. But this much is certain: We have a very exciting future in mobility ahead of us.
The newly formed Toyota Research Institute introduced an all-star leadership team of scientists and engineers. Its mission? To develop advanced technology that could some day virtually eliminate automotive fatalities.
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