Alejandra González Jiménez holds a PhD in Anthropology from the University of Toronto. She is a sociocultural anthropologist whose research examines car production in Mexico to elucidate capitalism’s historically specific social formations.

July 16, 2022


Development Engines

NAFTA, electric vehicles, and the evolution of Mexico's auto industry

In December 2021, President Joe Biden announced a proposed consumer tax incentive for electric vehicles (EV) made in the US by unionized autoworkers. The tax incentive aims at tackling climate change while also strengthening unionized jobs. It promises to support…