Toyota's share of the settlement costs is $278.5 million, followed by BMW at $131 million, Mazda at $76 million and Subaru at $68 million.
The algorithms that Lyft has developed to run its ride-sharing services could be very useful as autonomous ride-sharing fleets are commercialized.
Japan's car industry, a pioneer in many ways, is continuing its leadership in the introduction of autonomous vehicles and parts.
The vehicle should sell well against the Ford Escape, its main competition. Clever engineering results in a lighter, more compact and better handling Chevrolet Equinox..