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Tokyo, Nov 26, 2014 - (JCN Newswire) - Starting next year, some of Toyota Motor Corporation's new models will be compatible with advanced vehicle-infrastructure cooperative systems that use a wireless frequency reserved for Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS). This compatibility will be offered as an option for the "Toyota Safety Sense P" active safety package that will be made available in 2015 on select new models sold in Japan. The systems will use the dedicated ITS frequency of 760 MHz for road-to-vehicle and vehicle-to-vehicle communication to gather information that cannot be obtained by onboard sensors. At intersections with poor visibility, information about oncoming vehicles and pedestrians detected by sensors above the road will be conveyed via road-to-vehicle communication, and information about approaching vehicles will be conveyed via vehicle-to-vehicle... (more)

Toyota to Roll Out Brand New Active Safety Packages from 2015

Tokyo, Nov 26, 2014 - (JCN Newswire) - Next year, Toyota Motor Corporation will launch a newly-developed set of active safety technologies designed to help prevent or mitigate collisions across a wide range of vehicle speeds. These technologies will be offered in the form of two "Toyota Safety Sense" packages, to be launched in 2015 and rolled out across most passenger models and grades(1) in Japan, North America and Europe by the end of 2017. Both packages will be made available at price levels chosen to encourage widespread use. Two packages will be available depending on vehic... (more)

Fujitsu Provides its SPATIOWL Traffic Information Service to Indonesian Toll Road Management Company PT. Marga Utama Nusantara

Probe-generated traffic information provisioning service contributes to solving the social problem of traffic congestion on local roads, promoting the use of toll roads Tokyo, Nov 26, 2014 - (JCN Newswire) - Fujitsu today announced that it has started providing its FUJITSU Intelligent Society Solution SPATIOWL, a cloud service that utilizes location information, to PT. Marga Utama Nusantara, a toll road management company in the Republic of Indonesia. The SPATIOWL probe traffic information service implemented by PT. Marga Utama Nusantara, which can be inexpensively installed on a s... (more)

Toyota to Establish Foundation for Female Engineers in Japan

Tokyo, Nov 26, 2014 - (JCN Newswire) - Toyota Motor Corporation and nine other Toyota Group companies are aiming to register a new foundation next month that will aim to foster and support women working in the field of manufacturing in Japan. The other companies involved are Toyota Industries Corporation, Aichi Steel Corporation, JTEKT Corporation, Toyota Auto Body Co. Ltd., Aisin Seiki Co., Ltd., Toyota Boshoku Corporation, Toyota Central R&D Labs Inc., Toyoda Gosei Co., Ltd. and Toyota Housing Corporation. Progress is being made in Japan with recent public and private sector in... (more)

Toyota Technical Development Subsidiary in Japan to Reorganize to Strengthen Toyota's R&D Development Structure

Tokyo, Nov 26, 2014 - (JCN Newswire) - Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) and subsidiary Toyota Technical Development Corporation (TTDC) have agreed to reorganize TTDC on January 1, 2016, integrating TTDC's vehicle R&D business, which includes vehicle engineering, testing and prototype-building, along with approximately 5,000 TTDC employees, into TMC. TTDC will continue its business of measuring-instrument development, data analysis, and other such R&D support functions. Since TTDC's establishment in 2006(1) as TMC's technological development partner, TTDC has played a key role in ve... (more)