Toyota to supply Grab with hybrid cars fitted with 'black box' recorders

Toyota Motor and Grab will make a formal announcement of the initiative next week.
Toyota Motor and Grab will make a formal announcement of the initiative next week.PHOTO: LIANHE ZAOBAO

SINGAPORE - Toyota Motor will supply about 1,500 petrol-electric Prius cars to ride-hailing firm Grab in Singapore fitted with "black box" recorders which will help the Japanese carmaker gain insights into how its cars are being used.

This is the first concrete initiative to emerge from Toyota's US$1 billion investment in Grab announced in June.

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