Toyota to develop driverless EV
NHK -- Jan 10
Toyota Motor says it is developing a self-driving electric vehicle to shuttle people between venues at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics.

Toyota is displaying a prototype at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. The vehicle can carry about 20 people.

Toyota Motor President Akio Toyoda said on Monday that his company is planning tie-ups with American and other firms on the project.

He said Toyota's competitors no longer just make cars and technology is changing quickly.

Toyoda said the partners include online retail giant Amazon.com and ride-hailing service provider Uber.

トヨタ自動車は世界最大規模の技術展示会「CES」の開幕を前に記者会見し、人や物を運ぶだけでなく、移動型の店舗などにも活用できる新しい電気自動車を発表しました。
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