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Toyota Crown hybrid gets Night View, spots pedestrians

by Jeremy Korzeniewski (RSS feed) on May 30th, 2008 at 6:01PM

Click above for more shots of Toyota's Night ViewWe've questioned why some automakers in the past have gone to the trouble of replicating the look of traditional gauges when normal ones would do the trick. In the case of the new Toyota Crown Hybrid, though, there is a good reason for the 1280 x 480 pixel LCD panel mounted directly above the steering wheel in the dash, and Toyota calls it "Night View." Though other companies have used some sort of night vision technology before, and many have begun offering headlights that turn with the steering wheel to improve the safety of driving at night,... Read More

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