Electric Vehicles

Total 16 Posts
WTO

China's Questions, U.S. Replies on Recent U.S. Subsidy Measures

At a WTO Committee on Subsidies and Countervailing Measures meeting last October, China asked questions about two major U.S. subsidy measures, related to electric vehicles and semiconductors. The U.S. recently provided responses.

BYD Expanding Electric Vehicle Sales, Production in Brazil, New Factory in Thailand

Recent months have seen announcements from Chinese battery and electric vehicle company BYD Co Ltd about new investments in both Brazil and Thailand.

BYD Raises Concerns with U.S. Electric Vehicle Tax Credit Conditions, Pushes for Flexible Interpretation

Under the U.S. Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) signed into law this year, tax credits are available for purchases of electric vehicles, but they are subject to various conditions related to the place of assembly of the product and the national origin of its components. Chinese electric vehicle producer BYD

UK Parliament Debates Electric Bus Manufacturing, Competition with China

At the UK parliament last week, there was a discussion of the importance of electric bus manufacturing in the United Kingdom, during which concerns were expressed that Chinese electric buses were a threat to UK bus manufacturers.
WTO

China Raises WTO-Consistency Questions about U.S. EV, Semiconductor Subsidies at WTO Meeting

At a WTO meeting last week, China raised concerns about recent U.S. legislation involving industrial subsidies, and the United States pushed back.

Chinese Auto Maker NIO Eyes Lithium Sources

Chinese electronic vehicle (EV) maker NIO is making a big investment to secure its access to lithium, a raw material used in EV batteries.
WTO

China Raises WTO Concerns Related to U.S. Electric Vehicle Tax Credit

A spokesperson for China's Ministry of Commerce has raised concerns about the discrimination against foreign products that is part of the electric vehicle tax credits in the U.S. Inflation Reduction Act (IRA).
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