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Outside voices: On whether less-expensive Chinese EVs will drive ‘new trade restrictions’

February 28, 2024 at 2:28 PM
Major bumps in the road loom for the U.S. auto industry as electric vehicles proliferate, the biggest of which is China’s seemingly inexorable march to a major position, possibly the dominant position, in world markets, warns Robinson Meyer, a New York Times contributing editor, in an op-ed this week. The “biggest threat” to the major U.S. makers “comes from a new crop of Chinese automakers,” primarily BYD, the hybrid and EV company, with astounding growth and an array of new...

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