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Subaru CEO Compares Employees’ Salaries to McDonald’s, Says US EV Facility Won’t Be Built Soon

November 4, 2022

Based on a report by Electrek, since the new reform of federal tax credit indicates a protectionist clause, it requires manufacturers to build EVs in North America to qualify for the $7,500 incentive.

However, the high-priced incentive is insufficient to persuade Subaru to make an investment in the manufacturing of EVs in America. It is even very unexpected to learn the rationale behind the decision.

During the most recent release of the company’s financial results on Wednesday, Nov. 2, Subaru CEO Tomomi Nakamura made some remarks about the matter. He confirmed that Subaru is not considering building an electric car plant in the US anytime now because it cannot compete with McDonald’s wages.

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