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Canada Proposes Deal to Align Electric Vehicle Credits With U.S.

Justin Trudeau arrives for a news conference at a Ford facility in Ottawa on Oct. 8, 2020. 

Justin Trudeau arrives for a news conference at a Ford facility in Ottawa on Oct. 8, 2020. 

Photographer: David Kawai/Bloomberg

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canada has put forward “a number of solutions” for resolving its complaint over a proposed U.S. tax incentive on electric vehicles made only by unionized American workers.

Canada has slammed the tax credit as a violation of the North American trade pact between the Canada, U.S. and Mexico, saying it amounts to unraveling five decades of integration in the auto sector.