Jack Teahen

Self-driving car advocates launch ad campaign to prod Congress

A coalition of supporters of self-driving cars will run ads this week in social media and Washington newspapers, in an effort to convince Congress to adopt sweeping legislation to boost the nascent industry.

EV push could lead to copper shortage, mining group says

A global push by automakers toward electric vehicles could lead to shortages in raw materials, including copper, mining group BHP said. EVs need four times as much copper as combustion-engine cars.

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