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Toyota Mobility Foundation to expand provision of connected and sanitized mobility services to healthcare workers in Philippines

Automotive World
Toyota
Published on:
May 8, 2020
Toyota Mobility Foundation (TMF), an independent not-for-profit foundation aimed at enabling mobility for all, announced that they will provide up to 10 shuttles to Philippine General Hospital in support of the fight against COVID-19.
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Image credit: Toyota Mobility Foundation

The "Just-in-Time" app designed by Singapore-based SWAT Mobility will allow commuters to book seats and generate effective and efficient commuting routes based on passengers' pick-up location and time. In addition, the shuttles will be equipped with products and services for sanitization, such as air purification devices, seat covers that will be periodically replaced, and frequent cleansing services. The number of passengers allowed in a vehicle will also be limited for social distancing.

The service is expected to last for three months, with operational support from Toyota Motor Philippines Corporation and Toyota Daihatsu Engineering & Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

Similar services have already been launched in Bangkok, Thailand to support the commute of healthcare staff at Rajavithi Hospital.