Toyota Motor Corporation y Woven Planet Holdings, Inc., the Toyota Group company responsible for a wide range of software-anchored mobility development projects, held a groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of Woven city.
To prepare for an era in which all ecosystems that sustain everyday life are connected with data, Toyota announced the construction of Woven City during the CES 2020 in Las Vegas, United States. This project aims to continuously create advances that contribute to improving society by accelerating the technology and service development cycle.
On Toyota's journey from being an automobile manufacturer to a mobility company, Woven City will bring new technology to life in a real-world environment in a wide range of areas, such as automated driving, personal mobility, robotics, and artificial intelligence (AI). It is expected to provide a number of opportunities for companies and researchers around the world.
Woven City will have three types of streets intertwined with each other at ground level, one dedicated to automated driving, another to pedestrians, and another to pedestrians with personal mobility vehicles. There will also be an underground route for the transport of goods.
The community will start with approximately 360 Residents, mainly seniors, families with young children and inventors and will eventually have a population of more than Per people, including Toyota employees.
The Woven City infrastructure aims to create an environment in which inventions with the potential to solve social problems are timely created.