Toyota wants to improve the aesthetics of autonomous vehicles in conjunction with the technology.
Toyota Research Institute is crafting the fourth-generation “TRI-P4” prototype – a modified Lexus LS 500h hybrid vehicle with thermal imaging, high-definition cameras, multiple forms of lidar sensors and radar housed in a sleek rooftop unit resembling a police car from the future.
“Platform 4 for TRI really represents our most advanced platform to date,” said Ryan Eustice, TRI’s senior vice president of automated driving. “I think this has to be one of the world’s most beautiful automated driving platforms.”
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