Toyota Wants World To Use Its Tech That Keeps Cars From Crashing

Toyota Motor Corp. -- in an unusual move for the cut-throat car business -- has decided to share with rivals an automated safety system that uses self-driving technology to keep cars from crashing. The system, known as Guardian, will take control of a car and steer it around an impending crash or accelerate out of the path of an oncoming vehicle running a red light. The technology due to hit the road early next decade has the potential to save so many lives that the automaker felt compelled to share it with any company that would like to use it, Gill Pratt, chief executive officer of the Toyota Research Institute, said Monday at CES. READ MORE ON: BLOOMBERG

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