Toyota will retrofit late-model cars with new technology — autoblog

Toyota will inaugurate a service called Kinto Factory that will add modern features like electronic driving aids to select late-model cars. The program will launch in Japan in January 2022, and it aims to let motorists benefit from new technology without having to buy a new car.

Kinto Factory will initially offer customers two basic services: upgrading and remodeling. Upgrading is defined as retrofitting safety and convenience functions, like emergency braking assist, a blind spot monitoring system with rear cross-traffic alert, and a hands-free tailgate or trunk lid. Remodeling involves replacing worn or damaged parts inside and out………..Full Loaf Hot Link[read more]

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Rising Dough - the question(s) that we need to think about from the reading.What is the benefit to the manufacturer to retrofit late-model vehicles? Why hasn’t this been done before by any auto manufacturer, explain? Is there a downside to retrofitting, explain?

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6 thoughts on “Toyota will retrofit late-model cars with new technology — autoblog”
  1. it is good that cars have more technology and things that protect you more from accidents and all that is good for everyone.

  2. I think that the retrofit car models will be good because a lot of people likes the old cars and if they give them the new technology that they have now it will definitely get sales. I think that a lot of manufacturers mind set is to leave the past in the past and to make new models every year to show off their new technology. I think that they will have to waste more money using new technology for a lot of old models and if people don’t buy them they could lose money.

  3. The benefits to the manufacturer to retrofit late-model vehicles is that more people will start driving them type of cars. I honestly think that they will have to waste more money using that new technology for a lot of old models and if people don’t buy them they could lose money.

  4. The benefits to the manufacturer to retrofit late-model vehicles is that more people will start driving them type of cars. I honestly think that they will have to waste more money using that new technology for a lot of old models and if people don’t buy them they could lose money.

  5. The benefit of them retrofitting late model vehicles is that they are not paying more to make the vehicle but then again making a more eco friendly vehicle which people are looking for in the market right now. This can create an increase in profit because of the demand for it.

  6. I think that the retrofit car models will be good because a lot of people likes the old cars and if they give them the new technology that they have now it will definitely get sales. I think that a lot of manufacturers mind set is to leave the past in the past and to make new models every year to show off their new technology

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