Toyota boosts autonomous team with Jaybridge Robotics

Gill Pratt (left) and Toyota's President Akio Toyoda at the launch announcement of TRI in 2015. Pratt heads up the Toyota Research Insitute (TRI), with the stated goal of developing vehicles that are incapable of crashing.

By Mike Davey Cambridge, Massachusetts — March 10, 2016 — Toyota has just increased its autonomous vehicle development by hiring the entire 16-member Jaybridge Robotics team. The staff from Jaybridge Robotics will work under the Toyota Research Institute (TRI), headed up by Gill Pratt. “TRI’s mission is to bridge the gap between research and product […]