Delivering safe, intelligent, human-centered mobility for all.


Creating innovative mobility products, technology and services.

We envision a future where world-class technology expands global access to mobility and enhances the capabilities of drivers and their experiences. We achieve this with a unique global culture. As society, technology, and customer needs evolve, we continuously pursue ways that unlock the possibilities and opportunities for people to thrive in a mobility society.


Meet Our Leaders

Board of Directors
  • Hajime Kumabe
    Representative Director
  • Kenta Kon
  • John Absmeier
  • Takanori Azuma
  • Koji Kobayashi
    Audit & Supervisory
  • Holly Walters
Corporate Adviser
  • Yumi Otsuka

Company Overview


Woven by Toyota, Inc.


Nihonbashi Muromachi Mitsui Tower, 3-2-1 Nihonbashi Muromachi, Chuo-ku, Tokyo, JAPAN 103-0022

Representative Director and CEO

Hajime Kumabe

Major Business

New technology and business development of mobility, driven by software

- Software platform Arene OS

- Automated Driving (AD)  and Advanced Driver-Assistance Systems (ADAS)

- Test course for mobility Woven City


April 2023 (The preceding company, Toyota Research Institute-Advanced Development, Inc., was established in March 2018)

Number of Employees

2,212  (as of January, 2024)


Headquartered in Tokyo (Japan) 

US offices in Palo Alto, CA │Seattle, WA │ Ann Arbor, MI │ Brooklyn, NY 

UK office in London

Shareholder Composition (Common shares)

100% owned by Toyota Motor Corporation


Our roadmap to an accessible future.

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Integration with Toyota provides greater opportunities for scale and distribution of our mobility solutions.
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Our unique culture is based on bringing the Toyota Philosophy to life through the best and brightest mobility industry pioneers, software developers and engineers.
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We are building the “full stack” needed for software-first mobility worldwide.

Seamless Collaboration

Investing in what’s next.

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Woven Capital
Woven Capital broadens the group’s global reach, accelerates its growth and expands our network of expertise by investing in exceptionally innovative growth-stage ventures.


Moving forward.

Woven by Toyota office interior
March 2018

TRI-AD established to accelerate the development and deployment of automated vehicle technology through research and production

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Image of Woven City with a mountain in the background.
January 2020

Toyota reveals plans to build a prototype “city” of the future

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Logo monuments in Woven by Toyota's office
January 2021

Woven Planet established to expand and improve TRI-AD’s mandate

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Woven by Toyota executives taking part in the groundbreaking ceremony for Woven City
February 2021

The groundbreaking ceremony of Woven City

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A Lexus and Toyota vehicle are side-by-side and stationary
April 2021

Toyota launches Lexus LS and Mirai equipped with "Advanced Drive" that enables drivers and cars to drive together in Japan

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Sensors mounted on vehicles
July 2021

Woven Planet strengthens automated driving system capabilities with addition of Lyft’s Level 5 Division

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Urban street-level object detection
August 2021

After long-standing partnership, CARMERA joins Woven Planet’s Automated Mapping Platform team to enable high-precision localization support to automated vehicles

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Renovo Auto test vehicle
September 2021

Renovo Motors joins team to bolster software-driven vehicle efforts

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TRI test vehicle
May 2022

Toyota Research Institute's Automated Driving team, the unit responsible for researching and developing automated driving software, joins Woven Planet

Portable hydrogen cartridge prototype
June 2022

Toyota and Woven Planet develop a portable hydrogen cartridge prototype for Woven City

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Woven by Toyota executives attending the safety prayer ceremony for Woven City Phase 1 on October 10, 2022
October 2022

A community gathering symbolizing support for the safety of the construction and city held at the start of the construction of the Woven City Phase 1

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Split image: Left side shows blue-tinged computer code on a dark background, suggesting a tech or programming theme. Right side depicts a top-down view of a blue Toyota Mirai car hood on a white background.
April 2023

Woven by Toyota established to accelerate Toyota's vision for mobility

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"We keep one foot firmly in the now while stepping in the future at the same time."

Stuart Parson, Senior UX Researcher, Core Advanced UX