Microsoft and Toyota have just unveiled a new plan today that will bring Internet connected services to Toyota's cars all around the world.
Two giants go to work, the world's largest software manufacturer and the world's largest automobile maker have announced today that they will be investing nearly $12 million US, or 1 billion yen in a new company to be called the "Toyota Media Service Company". A company derived to deal with digital offerings for customers. Toyota will create a network based on Microsoft's Azure cloud platform and is expected to roll-out by 2015. Services will include monitoring and integrating power usage across the users home and the car in order to maximize power efficiencies.