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It Knows When You Are Sleepy: Toyota’s Emotion-Sensing Technology

Once upon a time, horsepower drove the development of most cars. A couple of fuel crises (OK, more than a few) and car crashes (and their lawsuits) changed the focus to higher fuel economy and safety features like airbags and even the humble seatbelt. Car safety, like entertainment systems and road maps, has moved on [...]
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Toyota safety system steers itself to avoid crashes

Vehicles / Cars : Car Advice (3 years ago)

A car that can steer itself away from an impending crash is among a number of new safety technologies currently under development at Toyota Motor Corp. headquarters in Japan. The advanced collision avoidance system uses millimetre-w... Read Post

Toyota introduces rear-window protection airbag

Vehicles / Cars : Motor Authority (6 years ago)

Since its humble beginnings as an optional feature in the Mercedes S-Class back in 1980, the airbag has become a must-have safety feature for any new car on the market. The development of curtain airbags have also increased the numb... Read Post

Toyota Develops First Rear-Window Curtain-Shield Airbag, Opening New Front In Safety Wars [Safety]

Vehicles / Cars : Jalopnik (6 years ago)

Apparently we're not the only ones who look at a car like the Toyota iQ and wonder what could happen to back-seat passengers in a rear-end collision: Toyota today announced the development of a rear-window curtain shield airbag. Not... Read Post


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