Three More Chinese EV Bills Introduced in Senate

This week, Senator Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) introduced three bills targeting Chinese vehicles. The Closing Auto Tariffs Loopholes Act would treat motor vehicles produced by a foreign adversary and its controlled entities as if they originated in the territory of the foreign adversary.

UAW Reiterates Call for Higher Tariffs on Cars and Parts at USMCA Hearing

At a hearing on Wednesday held by the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) on the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), a representative of the United Auto Workers (UAW) once again called on the administration to raise tariffs on autos and auto parts, echoing written comments submitted by the autoworkers union several weeks ago.

U.S., E.U. Continue Work on Minerals Pact, Chinese EVs

Following a meeting of the U.S. – E.U. Trade & Technology Council, officials had no major announcements, which could be a sign that momentum is slowing as expected in advance of the 2024 elections.