Tag: import tariffs

Nov 22, 2018 - 02:41 pm

Tesla lowers electric car prices in China

Tesla will lower the prices for the Model S and Model X in China by between 12% and 26%. The plan is to compensate for import tariffs, caused by the rift between the current U.S. administration and China. This means that Tesla’s BEVs will be more affordable in the far east.

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Jun 23, 2018 - 02:46 pm

US-China trade war to hit e-bike market with price surge

Trump could be responsible for hitting U.S. sales of electric bikes hard as pedelecs from China are included in a list of goods proposed for a 25% import tariff hike. This would drive prices up a couple of hundred dollars, potentially stifling a strong-going industry.

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Apr 17, 2018 - 05:40 pm

China drops JV requirements for foreign companies

Now it’s official, the government in Beijing has dropped the requirement for foreign car manufacturers to team up with a local joint venture partner – and sooner than expected. Specifically foreign firms making BEVs and PHEVs may begin selling in China this year.

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Apr 4, 2018 - 07:38 pm

Tesla may be hit hard as China threatens to raise taxes

As the Trump administration intensifies its trade war against China, Beijing plans to hit back with equal measures as it publishes a list of good threatened with higher tariffs. EVs are on that list and this could hit Tesla particularly hard and other U.S. importers too.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2018/11/22/tesla-lowers-prices-in-china/
22.11.2018 14:18