China EV battery makers are the world’s largest. The U.S. has none. So China is getting new contracts to build EV plants, thanks to Inflation Reduction Act. Some in Washington do not want IRA benefits going to China.
The U.S. China Economic & Security Review Commission heard from witnesses about keeping auto tariffs on China, and more incentives for manufacturing to reshore.
The U.S. has passed laws promoting the use of electric vehicles and battery manufacturing. But where will all the raw materials come from?
America’s dependence on China for rare earth supplies is one of the most serious issues for the U.S. supply chain. Rare earths are critical minerals with uses in military equipment such as fighter jets. On the civilian side, rare earths are required for the motors in electric vehicles, a market that is destined to be…
The multilateral trading system, birthed on October 30, 1947, was unceremoniously knifed and left for dead by President Biden’s signing of the Inflation Reduction Act. This is an unprecedented move by the United States in our seventy-five year history as part of that system. Retaliation will come from much of the world. Here is what…
The House Committee on Energy and Commerce discussed the future of electric vehicles, the infrastructure required to get them on the road, and deep concerns regarding energy security.
A House Agriculture Committee hearing on January 12 raises concerns about the EV supply chain, tax credits, and government mandates that might possibly leave rural America behind.
Auto industry specialist Sandy Munro says China will come to dominate the EV market in the U.S. Here’s how it happens not just here at home, but throughout the entire Americas. If Section 301 tariffs go, it happens even faster.
By Charles Benoit, CPA Trade Counsel All nations with a domestic car industry want to come out ahead in the transition to electric vehicles (EVs). But the truth is there will be winners and losers. Some are playing to win, and others aren’t. In this article, we’re going to take a look at India, a…
School bus manufacturers are domestic. The Senate infrastructure bill gives them $5 billion to build non-diesel buses, but it falls far short of what the industry wanted in order to crank up the volume and reduce subsidy dependence.