Toyota Motor Corp. and Robert Bosch GmbH, the world’s largest automotive supplier, both unveiled automated parking systems earlier this year. The Toyota package, called Intelligent Parking Assist (IPA), first unveiled in 2003, is offered on the latest version of the Prius, the first-ever production hybrid-electric vehicle launched in Japan in 1997, with more than 450,000 sold worldwide. The system is available only in Japan. The Toyota automated-parking system essentially is optically ...

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