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Capacity is still a concern, but now the company has an even more urgent reason to fire up a U.S. production line. It’s hardly an uncommon situation for automakers to find themselves in these days.Magna CEO Don Walker is keeping his options open on building the company’s first North American vehicle assembly plant, for its Magna Steyr subsidiary.
Steyr has no plan in the works, Walker says, but he will build a plant here if customers give him cause.
“We get a lot of requests,” Walker told Automotive News of the idea of building vehicles in North America. “It’s typically a unique vehicle, or a peak volume. But I think that if we had a plant here we’d be getting a lot of business.”
Does this mean both Canada and Mexico are excluded for consideration?If you want to keep that sweet $7,500 federal tax rebate on your company’s electric vehicles, your EV now needs to undergo final assembly in the United States