Toyota to sell driver-friendly KDDI mobile phones

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TOKYO, Aug 30 (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp. said on Wednesday it has developed a mobile phone with KDDI Corp. that will make it easier for drivers in Japan to use its car navigation and other services. The phone, called "TiMO", will go on sale at the end of October and will be sold only at the automaker's 7,500 outlets in Japan, the companies said in a statement. Toyota has been working closely with KDDI, in which the auto maker has an 11 percent stake, to develop new services that link ...

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