With the future shifting towards the onset of Crypto-currencies and Autonomous cars, Toyota is shaping itself up to stay ahead of the pack. The Japanese Multinational has been working on forming strategic alliances with many other companies looking to progress in the same segment.
In recent a development, Toyota has successful negotiated a deal to get Amazon.com on board for its new mobility alliance, which will develop fully autonomous electric vehicles to deliver packages, pizza and people to desired destinations. Also joining the e-commerce giant as partners are Pizza Hut, Uber, Mazda and Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing.
This announcement marks a major step forward in our evolution towards sustainable mobility, demonstrating our continued expansion beyond traditional cars and trucks to the creation of new values including services for customers…
– Akio Toyoda, President, Toyota
Pizza Hut, a Yum Brands Inc.-owned chain that built its reputation on sit-down pizza service, said its partnership with Toyota could help it deliver more pizza faster, with driverless cars potentially helping during particularly busy times, such as Super Bowl Sunday.