Woman walking outside a crosswalk in Phoenix suburb hit by vehicle in autonomous mode.
Will lead manufacturing and contribute knowledge in vehicle systems, safety and other areas.
Company says open strategy will bring environmental and safety benefits of autonomous vehicles to market faster.
Resignation came after a series of costly missteps under Kalanick at the helm of the polarizing ride-hailing app.
Two companies will collaborate to bring autonomous vehicles into the mainstream with pilot projects and product development.
The ride sharing app’s drivers will be able to lease Toyota vehicles with money earned from their driving.