Toyota sets up research institute in China

Toyota sets up research institute in China

Tokyo (Web Desk): Japan’s Toyota Motor Corp announced on Sunday that it was setting up a research institute in Beijing in partnership with Tsinghua University to study car technology using hydrogen power and other green technologies.


The Tsinghua-Toyota Joint Research Institute will conduct research into cars and new technology to solve environmental problems in China, including reducing traffic accidents, Toyota said in a statement.

The institute will “cooperate in research not only related to cars for Chinese consumers, but also in research related to active utilization of hydrogen energy that can help solve China’s energy problems,” the company said.