Toyota testing anti-crash IQ

Smart-car safety systems assessed at new facility in Japan

Posted: November 19, 2012 at 3:33 a.m.

A human image and an arrow pop up on a dashboard display to warn of an approaching vehicle and a nearby pedestrian during a demonstration of Toyota’s Intelligent Transport System last week at a new center in Japan.

Toyota Motor Corp. is testing car-safety systems that allow vehicles to communicate with one another and with the roads they are on at a just-completed facility in Japan that is the size of three baseball stadiums.

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Business, Pages 21 on 11/19/2012