Windsor-built Pacifica on list of EVs eligible for US tax credit

The list of electric vehicles now eligible for the U.S. income tax credit includes a Windsor-built minivan.

The Chrysler Pacifica, built at Stellantis’ Windsor assembly plant, has been added to the list of vehicles eligible for a $7,500 tax credit for all-electric, plug-in and fuel-cell vehicles. The tax credit, which went into effect Tuesday, actually consists of two separate credits of $3,750.

“Credits are awarded on the condition that a certain percentage of critical minerals used in batteries, such as lithium, graphite and cobalt, need to be mined or processed in the United States,” Report this detroit free press Tuesday. “To qualify for the additional $3,750 in credit, a certain percentage of the battery components would need to be manufactured in North America.”

The Pacifica PHEV is the only minivan on the list, and it published Provided by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy.

Other vehicles include Chevrolet Bolt, Bolt EUV, Blazer, Equinox and Silverado; Ford E-Transit, Escape Plug-in Hybrid, F-150 Lightning and Mustang Mach-E; Jeep Grand Cherokee PHEV and Wrangler PHEV; Lincoln Aviator Grand Touring and the Corsair Grand Touring; and the Tesla Model-3 and Model-Y.

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