2014 Infiniti Q50S Hybrid Tested: Infiniti’s Heavily Electrified Sedan Visits Copper Country

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The first great electrification of America tripped a breaker a century ago when 15,000 miners walked off their jobs in northern Michigan’s Copper Country. The largest labor strike in the history of the republic up to that point marked the beginning of the end of Michigan’s copper empire. Seventy years earlier, Detroit hardware-store owner Julius Eldred sparked a mineral rush by hauling a 3700-pound chunk of pure native copper out of the north woods and selling it to the U.S. government for $5644.93. Known as the Ontonagon Boulder, it has been collecting dust at the Smithsonian ever since. READ MORE ››

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