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2020 Toyota Concept-i – self-driving electric car

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The first impression about the 2020 Toyota Concept-i for most of the people will be something like “just another ultra-futuristic concept car”. However, this car is much more than that.

The world’s biggest car maker is going to invest over one billion on creating an artificial intelligence that will put drive experience on the completely next level. This concept had its premiere recently in Las Vegas and it is a completely autonomous vehicle.

Moreover, it is a car that interacts with the driver is such a complex way. Although it is still a concept car, the company promises that the new technology will find its way to production cars already in 2020’s.

2020 Toyota Concept-i - self-driving electric car

2020 Toyota Concept-i design

This is a completely new concept car that brings plenty of new technologies and design solutions. It is not just about autonomous driving. It is much more. The company works on a system that interacts with the driver in such complex level. The point is to create a vehicle that will provide a very adjustable intensity if computer assist. For example, you can let the car to drive you by its own.

2020 Toyota Concept-i - self-driving electric car

However, there is a space for the driver to enjoy driving completely. The car features all necessary parts, such as steering wheel, pedals etc. It also features a whole bunch of sensors for things like driver’s condition, location, weather conditions and many other things. All these parameters are used by a computer for the final calculation that should decide how much the computer will assist the driver, all in order to provide perfect drive experience.

2020 Toyota Concept-i future

The 2020 Toyota Concept-i probably won’t see the production, but its role is significant for the company’s future. Toyota expects to gain so many technologies that will later find its way to production cars. The whole point is to create a superior artificial intelligence that will interact with the driver on the highest possible level.

2020 Toyota Concept-i - self-driving electric car

All in order to provide perfect drive experience. In the current shape, this model features an all-electric powertrain, with a max range of 180 miles on a single charge. At the time when new technologies arrive, we also expect to see far more advanced powertrains.

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