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Toyota and Lexus vehicles to get Apple’s CarPlay this year

By : CIOL Writers

After avoiding in-car software platforms like Apple CarPlay and Android Auto for quite some time, Toyota will finally be offering Apple’s in-dash infotainment system that works with your iPhone in its new 2019 Toyota Avalon. Toyota’s new 2019 Avalon was announced on Monday at the 2018

Toyota to integrate Alexa in its cars starting this year

By : CIOL Writers

Toyota has announced that it will introduce Amazon Alexa, its cloud-based intelligent voice assistant in select Toyota cars, starting this year. The company said that it will be deploying Alexa beginning with Entune 3.0 App Suite and Lexus Enform 2.0 vehicle

Toyota launches $100M VC fund to back AI startups

By : CIOL Writers

Toyota joins the long list of companies forming AI-focused venture capital funds that include names like Baidu and Google’s Gradient Ventures. The automotive giant has launched Toyota AI Ventures with initial funding of $100 million from the Toyota Research Institute (TRI), an AI-,