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High-speed, emergency lane-change tests at the Toyota Desert Proving Grounds outside Phoenix, help illustrate how Toyota's Vehicle Dynamics Integrated Management (VDIM) system works. On a slippery surface, like a graded road, VDIM is uncanny beyond rational comprehension. It uses brakes, steering, and an array of sensors to keep a 4x4 on the road well beyond reasonable speeds. It also works on pavement.