Our mission

TRI's mission is to use artificial intelligence to improve the quality of human life. We are dedicated to making automobiles safer, more affordable, and more accessible to everyone, regardless of age or ability, and to expanding the benefit of mobility technology beyond automobiles, for example to in-home support of older persons and those with special needs.

“Times have changed, and software and data are now essential components of Toyota’s future mobility strategy.”

News and Events


Toyota Research Institute releases video showing first demonstration of Guardian and Chauffeur autonomous vehicle platform

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Toyota Research Institute demonstrated its progress in the development of automated driving technology and other project work to the investor community this week. 

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TRI CEO Dr. Gill Pratt Interviewed on Autonocast by Alex Roy and Edward Niedermeyer.

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Career Opportunities

TRI is hiring scientists and engineers who have a passion for creating a new world of mobility alongside colleagues who are equally brilliant, humble and committed to making a difference.


We are looking for great software engineers who are passionate about deploying robotics and artificial intelligence to improve the lives of millions. Read more »

Research scientist

We are looking for researchers who are passionate about expanding the frontiers of machine learning in the areas of deep learning, convolutional neural networks and reinforcement learning. Read more »