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Why it matters — The rapid OEM moves we've seen since the Inflation Reduction Act became law could be coming up to a new series of twists and turns. We will be sure to report on how they may continue to change the trajectory for Dealers here in the US.
September 16, 2022
Bold strategy for de-escalating tension in Taiwan. Let’s see how it works out.
September 2, 2022
TL:DR — China thinks of Taiwan as Chinese territory, not a neighbor. Taiwan has never agreed. The US has historically been on the side of making new allies as opposed to maintaining old rivalries. Also, there are a lot of semiconductor chips on the table.
August 10, 2022
Facts + Facts = Facts — Of the 50 most densely populated cities on the planet, China is home to 6. Just 4% of global auto parts are produced in China, but many of those parts are ONLY PRODUCED IN CHINA. Meaning: mass disruptions in the region affect automotive manufacturing the world over.
July 8, 2022