For the sophisticated mobility palate, Toyota connected has launched a concept vehicle and new mobility ecosystem at the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show (CES)
* Toyota’s Global Mobility Services Platform (MSP) will be leveraged with the e-Palette alliance which will develop advanced vehicle and related mobility services for business applications.
* The e-Palette Concept Vehicle will be an entirely autonomous, battery-electric vehicle (BEV) with an open control interface which will allow partner companies to install their unique automated driving system.
Toyota Motor Corporation President Akio Toyoda announced a new mobility service business alliance. The e-Palette Alliance will launch with partners that include Amazon, DiDi, Mazda, Pizza Hut, and Uber. The e-Palette Concept Vehicle will be designed to meet the demands of future multi-mode transportation and business applications.
“The announcement marks a major step forward in our evolution towards sustainable mobility, demonstrating our continued expansion beyond traditional cars and trucks to the creation of new values including services for customers,” said Akio Toyoda.
The automobile industry is in the middle of a dramatic period of change as technologies such as electrification, connected car, and automated driving are making significant progress. Toyota unveiled a concept car that will showcase mobility solutions in the future.