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Description: As automakers race to go electric, there’s a big problem lurking underground. Companies are betting hundreds of billions of dollars on electric cars and trucks. To make them, they’ll need a lot of batteries. And that means they need a lot of minerals, like lithium, cobalt and nickel, to be dug up out of the earth.


Date: Mar 13, 2022


Questions for discussion:

  • How has scarcity affected the businesses that mine these minerals for the electric car industry?
  • What sourcing strategies should car companies use, in your opinion?

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