Toyota Looking for Israeli Development


toyotaEncouraging news for the Israeli car industry which has suffered from the global financial crisis and the collapse of General Electric: Senior representatives of Japanese multinational corporation Toyota are scheduled to visit Israel soon in a bid to look into options of cooperation with Israeli companies. The Israeli firms will present the guests with the new generation of car development, including software for efficient fuel consumption, technologies for safety management and driver risk management, etc. The representatives’ visit to Israel will last about a week.

Toyota Info Technology Center is a Toyota subsidiary in charge of locating technologies and new developments in various technological fields, such as software, communication, man-machine interface, and more.

The company employs nearly 200 researchers, engineers and scientists, and works in a three-stage process: Location, research and the development of a prototype.

As part of the visit, the senior representatives will meet with some 10 Israeli companies which have been selected in advance after an examination of their areas of profession and their suitability to the company’s demands.

According to the Israel Exports Institute, the technologies presented by Israeli companies are the next generation in car developments, some being used by industries in different fields, including life sciences, communication, software, internal security and more, with the aim of implementing an application and integration of these technologies and integrating them into the car industry.

The companies Toyota’s representatives are expected to meet with include Road Guard, Green Road and Netzer Haishanei Tnua.

{Ynet/ Newscenter}