Toyota is best known as the world’s leading car manufacturers, providing safe and reliable vehicles that cater to every niche of the market. In the future, however, the Japanese vehicle maker hopes to become a leading mobility services provider.
At least this is the impression is gives us as it unveiled the e-Palette Alliance, along with the e-Palette Concept Vehicle at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Nevada. The former aims to utilize Toyota’s mobility Services platform to come up with a new mobility ecosystem., while the latter will be the realization of this vision.
Toyota, together with business partners Amazon, DiDi, Mazda, Pizza Hut, and Uber, hopes to come up with services such as vehicle leasing and financing, as well as big data and fleet management, just to name a few. Each of its partners will look into the various mobility potentials that such services can do to enhance their business in the future.