Electric Vehicles Reach a Crossroads
Oct 1, 2018 | 09:00 GMT
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- Tariffs will likely hurt the bottom line for manufacturers of electric vehicles, as well as their batteries, in the United States.
- The current trade uncertainty will have a major effect on many manufacturers' decisions on where to locate production in the future.
- The continued deterioration in the trade relationship between the United States and China could push Brussels and Beijing closer together, leaving U.S. companies isolated.
- Intellectual property rights will affect the development and emerging partnerships in the development of automated vehicles.