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    Thursday, August 18, 2016

    Car Dealers Not Doing Right By EVs

    Electric-car shopping far too hard; dealers, carmakers can improve, says report

    Stephen Edelstein, August 15, 2016 (Green Car Reports)

    “Greater electric-car adoption requires both dealers and carmakers to be strongly committed to selling plug-in vehicles…Years of anecdotal evidence from shoppers shows such commitments are often lacking—and that has now been confirmed in [Sierra Club’s 10-state study on electric vehicle shopping…It concluded that both carmakers and dealers [in California, Connecticut, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, Rhode Island, and Vermont] can do much more to improve the experience...[Everything from the basic knowledge of salespeople to available cars on dealer lots for test drives can be improved]…Many dealers that had electric cars on their lots also didn't seem that interested in letting potential buyers know about them…At 14 percent of dealerships, respondents were told that cars weren't even sufficiently charged to provide a test drive on electric power…” click here for more

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