Tokyo Motor Show: Toyota Vii
At the 42nd Toyota Motor Show this month, Japanese car manufacturer Toyota unveiled what it describes as a “smartphone on wheels”.
The three-seater Fun-Vii concept car is Toyota’s vision of a super-connected urban mobility solution. Covered in touch-screen body panels, it utilises augmented reality (AR) technology to enable real-time customisation of the interior and exterior, displaying apps, images and videos. The vehicle networks with other vehicles and city infrastructure to avoid traffic and detect hazards, guiding the driver with an AR “navigation concierge”.
The Tokyo Motor Show ran until December 11 2011. Learn more about how brands are preparing for the cities of the future and how China is responding to mass mobility in Urban Mobility: Future Transport.