Google to sell robotics activities to Toyota - report

Wednesday 1 June 2016 | 10:33 CET | News
Toyota is in final talks with Google to purchase two major robot companies, the Nikkei reports. The sale of the two companies, Boston Dynamics and Schaft, would allow Google to concentrate on self-driving vehicles and other new markets, while giving a boost to Toyota's early work on robotics. The Japanese automaker plans to make the purchase through Toyota Research Institute, established in January to develop artificial intelligence. Toyota and Google have yet to agree on details, and the deal could still fall through, the report said. Google acquired the companies in 2013 as part of a push

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