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Toyota and Nissan to upgrade driving functions remotely

Latest self-driving tech to be available through 'over-the-air' updates

Toyota's 2021 Lexus LS supports "over-the-air" updates to its driver assistance system.

TOKYO -- Toyota Motor and Nissan Motor are rolling out new connected vehicles with software that can be updated remotely, letting drivers access the latest features and performance improvements without having to buy a new model.

Toyota will provide such "over-the-air" updates for the new Teammate driver assistance system in the 2021 Lexus LS, which will allow for hands-off driving on the highway. Similar technology will be included with other models in the future.

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