INTERVIEW-UPDATE 1-Toyota chief seeks entrepreneurial spark

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* Says speed of Tesla deal shows Toyota has "venture spirit" * Says still has to win back trust in the market * Says pure electric vehicles viable commercially By Poornima Gupta SAN FRANCISCO, May 21 (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp , reeling from massive vehicle recalls and criticism that it was slow to react to safety issues, said the speed at which it has forged a new electric car partnership with Tesla Motors is proof the company is changing. The Japanese carmaker is taking a $50 ...

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