Nearly 58% of Twitter users voting in a poll want Elon Musk to step down as head of the company. The question now is whether Musk, who called the poll Sunday evening, will abide by the poll results—and if so, when. By the time the poll closed early Monday morning, 17.5 million votes had been cast, with 57.5% in favor of Musk stepping down. In his tweet asking for votes, Musk said he would...
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The Electric: Western Auto and Battery Makers’ Big Gamble on Indonesian Nickel
For much of the last century, metals companies have made stainless steel from nickel mined in Russia or the Philippines and smelted at temperatures up to 2,900 degrees. But demand for nickel is outstripping supplies because the metal is a key component in most electric vehicle batteries. So metals producers have turned to a new supplier—Indonesia, which possesses vast reserves of a previously...
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