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Toyota Tsusho to wait on EV market before upping lithium investment

Jun 21 2019

NAGOYA, Japan Toyota Tsusho Corp, one of the world's biggest lithium producers, said on Friday it would take at least two more years to properly gauge the global electric vehicle (EV) market's direction before deciding whether to further expand supply.

Toyota speeds up electric vehicle schedule as demand heats up

Jun 07 2019

TOKYO Toyota Motor Corp aims to get half of its global sales from electrified vehicles by 2025, five years ahead of schedule, and will tap Chinese battery makers to meet the accelerated global shift to electricity-powered cars. | Video

Toyota, Honda plan to attack costs to free up cash for new tech

May 08 2019

TOKYO Two top Japanese automakers said they planned to tighten their belts in the years ahead to free up cash to develop electric cars and ride-sharing services, underscoring the hard task ahead as traditional automakers face a rapidly changing industry.

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