Tariffs or not, Chinese electric vehicles are coming

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Open this photo in gallery: BYD electric cars waiting to be loaded on a ship are stacked in China's eastern Jiangsu Province on Sept. 11, 2023.-/Getty Images Greig Mordue is an associate professor and the ArcelorMittal Dofasco Chair in Advanced Manufacturing Policy in the faculty of engineering at McMaster University. Last month, the United States raised tariffs on Chinese electric vehicles to 100 per cent. Just six years ago, those tariffs were 2.5 per cent, the rate the U.S. charges for imported vehicles from just about every other country. Last week, the European Union also stepped in, imposing tariffs as...