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Toyota Chairman Doesn’t Get It — Still Asleep On Electric Cars

Earlier this week, Takeshi Uchiyamada, the chairman of top-selling automaker Toyota, explained why he didn't understand the quick transition to electric cars that many of us see on the horizon. Or, if most of you reading this and I are absolutely off our rockers, he explained what we are ignorantly ignoring. Mr Uchiyamada made a few key points anti-selling electric cars.
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