Toyota’s Robocars Will Wash Themselves Because We Can’t Be Trusted

On Christmas Eve, the United States Patent and Trademark Office publicly released an application submitted by Toyota for a “car wash judgement system.” It’s not a patent application for a system that judges how well you washed your car, nor a system that washes your car while judging you and calling you a bad owner because you let it get to “Wash Me” levels of dirty…