Toyota will showcase its upcoming IT and automotive environmental technology at the CEATEC (Combined Exhibition of Advanced Technologies) IT and electronics exposition to be held at the Makuhari Messe international convention complex in Chiba City from October 7 through 11.
To illustrate Toyota’s broad-ranging initiatives toward the realization of an intelligent mobile society were people, cars and communities are linked, Toyota will display a production-ready fuel-cell vehicle model―the latest in environmental automobiles unveiled in Japan on June 25―and the T-Connect next-generation telematics service.
Toyota will present a vision for future energy usage linked to a hydrogen-fueled electrical grid expected to develop as the use of hydrogen expands. Exhibited alongside the FCV will be other hydrogen-related technologies with high potential for contributing to sustainable transportation.
The T-Connect next-generation telematics service launched in August this year includes the “Agent” voice-operated concierge service and the “Apps” service that lets drivers download software for use in car navigation systems. Also to be showcased is the Toyota Open Vehicle Architecture (TOVA), an open source development environment for which Toyota is providing software development kits on request.
Major items to be exhibited
– Production-ready (FCV) model
– High-pressure hydrogen gas dispenser (hydrogen refueling system) for FCVs
– T-Connect next-generation telematics service
– Overview of service and hands-on experience with the Agent voice-operated in-car concierge using the T-Connect navigation system
– Traffic information service1 utilizing big data
– Ha:mo optimized urban transport system