Toyota tackles Prius' lithium challenge with mining deal

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Auto giant purchases 25 per cent stake in Australian mining firm as part of agreement designed to accelerate the extraction of lithium reserves for use in iconic Prius

Toyota is many things – auto giant, producer of the iconic Prius, scourge of US car firms – but mining firm? Surprisingly, the answer could be yes. The company's Toyota Tsusho subsidiary announced...

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