Tesla reaches lithium deal with Chinese supplier

China's top producer of lithium, a metal used in electric-vehicle batteries, said it reached a deal with Tesla to supply the vehicle maker, highlighting the push for supply pacts.


Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi lets Google's Android into its dashboards

Renault, Nissan and Mitsubishi Motors announced a technology partnership that will make its vehicles among the first to use Google's Android operating system in its dashboards to control navigation, infotainment and apps directly installed in vehicles.

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