The Collaborative Safety Research Center is the name of the new safety research center, Toyota is planning to launch at its technical safety center in Ann Arbor, MI. Between 2011 and 2016, the well-known car company plans to invest an estimated $50 million into the Center. And, the program will provide more work for over 1,000 Toyota employees who work in Ann Arbor as well as a $187-million complex in York Township.
The Japanese auto maker known already for being at the top of hybrid car technology - Toyota, has joined forces with electric sports car maker Tesla. The two companies agreed on a deal that would secure future electric car design and technology sharing.
Some industry experts believe this automotive merger will be great as others predict a quick separation. An all electric future for Toyota vehicles is now more certain and possible than ever.