Toyota Motor Europe


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Business Area
Brussel (Zaventem)

Company Information

Toyota (75 manufacturing companies across 28 countries globally)
Toyota began selling cars in Europe in 1963, has invested over €7 billion since 1990 and currently employs some 80,000 people here.
Established in 1987, Toyota Motor Europe's Technical Centre is one of the three Research & Development (R&D) centre of Toyota in the World. With a Total investment of €218.6 million including its own test track and driving simulator; employing approximately 800 people.
For Toyota, Quality is a way of life. Nothing is so good that it cannot be made better, that is why we strive for continuous improvement in everything we do. This basic principle for us is called: “KAIZEN” and is what guides us in our pursuit of best Quality and the delivery of unparalleled customer’s satisfaction.

Your Profile

 Student in final year study of Master degree of engineering (with focus on ADAS).
 Good knowledge in Statistics, Matlab, Simulink & Stateflow.
 Flexible team player
 Fluent in English

You have a Toyota DNA, this means you:

  • wish to develop and are ready to persevere in order to reach challenging targets
  • seek facts before making recommendations or decisions
  • have strong planning and organizing skills
  • enjoy working in a team, respecting others
  • have excellent communication skills
  • customer mindset

Your team and your responsibilities

Our team:
Vehicle Performance Engineering – Driving Dynamics
Team of 16 engineers, we are responsible for Active Safety systems, Advance Driving Assistance System (ADAS), Vehicle Dynamics, suspension, steering and brake for vehicles designed and built in Europe. Our work is shared between vehicle project development, performance improvement, benchmarking and production support (9 manufacturing plants in EU).


Your project:
Road traffic accidents account for approximately 1.3 million fatalities worldwide. In order to design next generation of ADAS it is essential to quantify accidents types which are avoided or mitigated to highlight the remaining type of accidents that should be addressed by next system. The purpose of this study is to estimate which accidents can be avoided with industry state of the art Active Safety systems and which scenario remain. Using existing accident scenario and Safety Critical Event database, you will develop strategies to simulate safety effectiveness of existing Active Safety systems. In a second step you will validate the accuracy of these simulation results using existing test data. Finally you will propose Safety benefit assessment method for Active Safety systems.
This internship is suitable for 1 student.
Expected workload share:
• Scenario definition: 20%
• Simulation & validation: 70%
• Documentation: 10%


Place of internship: Toyota Motor Europe (Brussels, Belgium)
Starting date: March 2020 ~ July 2020
Duration: 6 months
Confidentiality: Due to business reasons, confidentiality restriction might apply to report and presentation. This needs to be discussed with candidate/school in advance.
If you are interested in this internship, please apply online via


We can only accept students with an EEA or Swiss citizenship (not requiring a work permit or visa to be eligible to perform an internship in Belgium)


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