2024-06-14 06:18:33

Europe's Response to Chinese Electric Vehicle Tariffs and the Impending Trade War

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The European Commission has introduced new tariffs on Chinese electric vehicles, prompting backlash from China and concerns about the impact on Europe's car industry. These tariffs, considered insufficient by some analysts, aim to counteract the state-subsidized exports of Chinese EV manufacturers.

The EU's approach may align more closely with the US's aggressive trade policy towards China. Despite the tariffs, Tesla may receive preferential treatment based on its cooperation with the investigation.

While some Chinese brands like BYD are expected to weather the tariffs, others, such as SAIC, may face more significant challenges. Stellantis opts to focus on actively competing in the market rather than relying solely on tariffs for protection amidst fears of an escalating trade war.

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