Biden Administration blocks US entry for Chinese EVs

US President Joe Biden made headlines ;ast week when he announced quadruple tariffs – of more than 100% – on electric vehicles from China. Less noticed was his commerce chief’s declaration the next day: sometime this fall, the US will issue an entirely new rule around Chinese EVs – not on trade levies, but on data and […]

EU “eyes car chips as next battleground with China”

Europe is widening its focus from high-tech to low-tech microchips as it fears a fresh challenge from Chinese subsidized firms to supply the electric vehicle boom. The European Commission will start to question microchip suppliers and customers about legacy chips and whether there is a dependency on China supplies, it told POLITICO in a statement, with […]

US “may ban Chinese connected vehicles or impose restrictions”

The US could take “extreme action” and ban Chinese connected vehicles or impose restrictions on them, Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo said on Wednesday, in the first indication a ban could be on the table after a national security investigation. The Commerce Department is reviewing public comments that were due by April 30, Raimondo told Reuters, […]

Chinese electric cars could see a ‘total ban’

US President Joe Biden has been told to ban the sale of new electric cars made in China as fears grow over new rivals in the automotive space. Speaking on X, Sherrod Brown, the US Senator for Ohio, said he wanted cars “made in America by American workers” to be on the streets as he attacked Chinese production, reports […]

Beep and Oxa partnering on driverless pod project in the US

Oxfordshire-based autonomous vehicle software developer Oxa is planning an entry into the US market by partnering with autonomous shared mobility solutions provider Beep. Together they plan to deploy vehicles driven by Oxa’s self-driving software product, Oxa Driver, as Beep continues to advance its testing and operations across the United States. Oxa says the strategic partnership […]


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