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Autoline After Hours: The IRA threatens a half dozen automakers

March 7, 2023 Video 58 min watch
Mark Barrott
The Inflation Reduction Act encourages the production and sales of electric vehicles in the United States, but challenges loom for automotive manufacturers. Plante Moran’s Mark Barrott discusses more on Autoline After Hours.
Vehicles being assembled in a factory.The Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) provides incentives to bring the production of electric vehicles to the United States by giving automakers a credit for each battery they produce. This new legislation also offers incentives for consumers who choose to purchase electric vehicles. But along with these incentives, the IRA brings a number of considerations — from consumer confidence in electric vehicles to the uncertainty around production tax credits — and questions remain for manufacturers and customers alike. Mark Barrott, principal automotive analyst, discusses these topics and shares how domestic manufacturers can use their credit to gain an advantage over international automakers.

Listen to learn how the IRA is impacting the production and sales of electric vehicles in the United States.

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