Toyota faces forward, and asseses safety in car computer age

The World

Toyota has been plagued with safety issues lately, but they continue to sell cars and to work toward a greener product. But not every driver is ready for the electric car. Long accustomed to going to the gas station, consumers are feeling anxiety over range (how far can the car actually go?) and time to charge (how long does the driver have to wait before driving?). We discuss the psychological ramifications of going electric and trusting the car’s computer.

We hear from Bill Reinert, national manager for Toyota’s advanced technology group, about the work they are doing to make a better car.

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