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Toyota Motor Co director and senior managing officer Yasumori Ihara,... News PhotoAichi Prefecture,BMW,Business,Businessman,Development,Finance,Hand,Handshake,Horizontal,Japan,Manager,Nagoya,Press Conference,Takeshi Uchiyamada,Tokyo - Japan,Vice PresidentPhotographer Collection: The Asahi Shimbun 2013 The Asahi ShimbunTOKYO, JAPAN - JANUARY 24: (CHINA OUT, SOUTH KOREA OUT) (L to R) Toyota Motor Co director and senior managing officer Yasumori Ihara, vice chairman Takeshi Uchiyamada, BMW development chief Herbert Diess and senior vice president Klaus Froehlich shake hands during a press conference on January 24, 2013 in Nagoya, Aichi, Japan. Toyota Motor Corp. and BMW Group will start joint research on 'lithium-air batteries,' which are expected to outperform the lithium-ion batteries currently used in plug-in gas-electric hybrid and other vehicles. (Photo by The Asahi Shimbun via Getty Images)