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Nippon Steel sues Toyota, China's Baoshan over patent infringement

Steelmaker also asks Tokyo court to block Toyota from selling EVs

Nippon Steel has asked a Tokyo court to block Toyota from building and selling electric vehicles in Japan. (Source photos by Reuters and AP)

TOKYO -- Nippon Steel is seeking a court injunction to stop Toyota Motor from producing electric vehicles, in a patent infringement suit against the carmaker and a Chinese steelmaker.

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