- The company planned to expand it’s Chennai-based team to more than 100 employees within the next few years
- Toyota is also pursuing partnerships with premier Indian educational institutions to mutually leverage R&D expertise
According to a report by Indusdictum, Toyota Connected India Pvt. Ltd, a subsidiary of Toyota Connected Corporation has said in a press communication that it has launched a new office in Chennai which will focus on enhancing development capability for connected services featuring technologies. It will work on technologies like Machine Learning (ML) and Artificial intelligence (AI) to achieve its goals.
As per the report, the office will work in close collaboration with an existing Toyota Connected India facility in Bangalore and other Toyota Connected offices with global locations.
Permanent office will open in early 2020
The report also said that Toyota Connected India planned to expand it’s Chennai-based team to more than 100 employees within the next few years. Presently, a temporary office is currently in operation and the permanent office will open in early 2020 at IIT Madras Research Park.
The report also added that GK Senthil, chief technology officer and head of the Chennai office for Toyota Connected India said that the facility will focus on deep learning-driven, artificial intelligence-based use cases for connected car services. He added that the services will be enhanced as it will be powered by cloud infrastructure and cutting-edge technology.
As per the report, Takahiko Ando, CEO of Toyota Connected India said that the key focus areas for facilities in India will include in-vehicle infotainment, mobility and Toyota’s telematics services platform. He added that the company is pursuing partnerships with premier Indian educational institutions to mutually leverage R&D expertise in these areas.