Electric car: Joe Biden’s pro-union bonus doesn’t do Tesla and Toyota’s business

Posted on Nov 3, 2021, 4:32 PMUpdated Nov 3, 2021, 5:25 PM

A company that complains of discrimination in favor of unions is quite rare in the United States. With a press release, letters to elected officials and advertisements, Toyota denounces the White House’s plan to increase the boost to the purchase of an electric car by $ 4,500 if it is assembled in an American factory. where employees are unionized.

“Treat all American auto workers fairly. Let the American consumer choose the electric vehicle that suits him best without having to pay $ 4,500 more to buy an electric vehicle that is not manufactured by Ford, GM or Chrysler, ”defends the Japanese car manufacturer, in a statement published Tuesday. Representatives of some 20 countries are also protesting, including those from Mexico and Canada, who consider the project non-compliant with their USMCA trade agreement with the United States.

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