• Kiyotaka Ise, Senior Managing Officer for Toyota Motor Corporation, speaks at a news conference in East Palo Alto, Calif., Friday, Sept. 4, 2015. Toyota announced it is investing $50 million with Stanford University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in hopes of gaining an edge in an accelerating race to phase out human drivers. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

    Toyota to invest $50M in car-tech research at Stanford, MIT

    EAST PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) — Toyota is investing $50 million with Stanford University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in hopes of gaining an edge in an accelerating race to phase out human drivers.