A Chinese electric car startup is trying to take on Tesla by making its cars more like an iPhone

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Business Insider—Byton The Chinese electric vehicle startup Byton is developing three vehicles, the first of which will hit the market in 2019. The company has prioritized interior features, like touchscreens and adjustable seats, over traditional performance metrics, like range and acceleration, in part because it assumes autonomous driving technology will become available to consumers in the next few years. Byton president and co-founder Daniel Kirchert told Business Insider that Byton will sell a car with...

Here's how much metal it takes to make your iPhone. iPhones contain a number of different metals, including titanium, iron, and aluminum. There is far for aluminum than any other metal in your phone — it makes up about 24% of an iPhone's mass. While rare earth elements comprise only a fraction of an iPhone's mass, mining for these elements is a huge global business.  Your iPhone is a complex piece of machinery. Each phone contains a number of metals, including titanium, iron and gold. There is far more aluminum — which is used to make your...