Toyota in Talks to Purchase Robotics Divisions From Alphabet, Say Sources

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Toyota in Talks to Buy Robotics Divisions From Alphabet, Say Sources

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Toyota is in talks to purchase two robotics divisions from Google father or mother Alphabet, the Nikkei reported on Wednesday.

The Japanese automaker is discussing an acquisition of Alphabet’s Boston Dynamics – recognized for the Cheetah, which is claimed to be the world’s quickest-legged robotic – and Schaft, a enterprise that was led by two former Tokyo College professors, the report stated.

Toyota declined to remark past saying the corporate and its analysis and improvement arm, Toyota Analysis Institute, "commonly talk about attainable collaborations with outdoors companions to assist create ever-higher automobiles and to advance our R&D efforts."