First Shift: How Toyota outshines BMW

Toyota overtakes BMW; Tesla loan payoff looms; Challenge of going 'viral'

Hybrids help lift Japanese brand's value to $24.5 billion; Tesla's U.S. loan repayment imminent; not always easy going 'viral.'

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