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Toyota says future is constant connection for drivers


Gamechanger: Navigation will be key for all Camrys, but Toyota call it a game-changer for its higher-grade Camrys. — Bloomberg

Gamechanger: Navigation will be key for all Camrys, but Toyota call it a game-changer for its higher-grade Camrys. — Bloomberg

Constant connection. That's the vision a Toyota executive offered in a talk on mobility at the North American International Auto Show, one day after the Japanese automaker revealed a redesigned, eighth-generation Camry at the show. 

The company plans, by 2020, to "connect all our vehicles and provide customers with services that truly enrich their lives and bond them to our brands," said Sandy Lobenstein, Toyota's executive vice president of connected vehicle services, in prepared remarks. That plan means embedding so-called data communication modules in almost all of the company's new vehicles in Japan and the U.S. 

   

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