BMW becomes first carmaker to join responsible mining initiative

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An Anglo-American miner in South Africa | Credit: Anglo-American
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An Anglo-American miner in South Africa | Credit: Anglo-American

Carmakers are coming under increasing pressure to ensure the materials used for electric vehicle production are responsibly sourced

BMW has yesterday become the first automaker to join the Initiative for Responsible Mining Assurance (IRMA), in a sign of the mounting pressure on the car industry to ensure electric vehicle production...

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