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Toyota's guide collar for the blind and visually impaired

Autonomous vehicles promise to make it much easier for the blind and visually impaired to get around by car, but Toyota is looking to extend the advantages provided by the technology to when they get out of the car. The automaker is developing a wearable device that can take in the user's surroundings and relay information to them via audio and vibration cues.Read More

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Review: 2016 Toyota Land Cruiser lets you safari in comfort

The legendary Land Cruiser brings to mind visions of great adventures on the savannah, where lions roar in the evening and herds of water buffalo rumble by in the distance. The urbane looks of the 2016 Toyota Land Cruiser seem well and truly at odds with that image, yet underneath the rough-and-ready capability of the LC of old is still there. This Toyota can race the rhino with any of its forebears. It will just look classier doing it.Read More

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Toyota explores satellite communications with Mirai research vehicle

The connected car was a theme we saw again and again at this year's CES. While all those information-filled touchscreens and next-gen autonomous features sound great on paper, you might be left wondering what kind of internet connection will power them all. Toyota is currently exploring satellite technology that could be the key to the smart cars of the future. Its Mirai fuel cell car is now more high-tech than ever.
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Scion unveils new-ish C-HR Concept, inspired by chopsticks and cutting boards

Introduced by Scion's new boss, Andrew Gilleland – who keeps an autographed photo of wrestling legend Ric Flair on his desk and wears a motorcycle helmet featuring Albert Einstein with his tongue sticking out – the new production-ready Scion C-HR Concept has just been unveiled at the LA Auto Show. In keeping with the "Weird, Right?" marketing campaign the company has launched, the C-HR doesn't fit comfortably in any specific category and has odd inspirational themes to go with its new (but not new) introduction.Read More

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