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Automakers used to spending billions on R&D want to develop their own self-driving systems. Tech giants will have to work hard to convince them to change their minds.
Helped by Black Friday related discounts, automakers enjoyed a strong November.
Just as with Brexit and the Clinton presidential campaign, pundits and analysts misjudged U.S. car buyers.
With Toyota's reported breakthrough in lithium-ion battery chemistry, the automaker's strategic shift toward creating more battery-powered electric vehicle models comes into clearer focus.