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Toyota taps startup Momenta to build HD road maps in China

Partnership marks second tie-up with China self-driving company in past 30 days

A Toyota Fine-Comfort Ride self-driving concept car is on display at the New York Auto Show in March 2018.   © Reuters

HONG KONG -- Toyota Motor has teamed up with Chinese autonomous driving startup Momenta to commercialize its high-definition mapping system in China.

This is the second partnership Toyota has made with a China-based autonomous driving startup within the past 30 days. Last month, the Japanese carmaker led fundraising for Pony.ai with a $400 million investment.

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