US investigates Chinese vehicle imports for national security risks

ABC News February 29, 2024, 09:00 PM UTC

Summary: The US is investigating whether Chinese vehicle imports pose national security risks due to concerns about connected car technology collecting sensitive data. President Biden called it an "unprecedented action" and directed the Commerce Department to respond to the risks. The investigation will also consider autonomous vehicles. The administration is considering imposing new tariffs on Chinese-made vehicles and facing pressure to restrict Chinese electric vehicle imports from Mexico. The Chinese embassy has criticized the proposals.

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