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From Electrek: Audi tells dealerships to get behind electric vehicles because it will...

Discussion in 'News from Electrek.co' started by RSSFeed, Jan 31, 2017.

  1. RSSFeed

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    Sep 28, 2016
    Audi tells dealerships to get behind electric vehicles because it will dominate the market within 10 years


    At this point, most industry watchers would agree that car dealers are a barrier to the electrification of the car industry. Recent studies have painted a negative (borderline disastrous) picture of the electric vehicle shopping experience. Car dealers’ lack of interest in selling EVs have led to poor knowledge about the vehicles, no inventories, cars often being left uncharged and not ready for test drives.

    Knowing car dealers make most of their money from service and that EVs have fewer moving parts and therefore require less service, Tesla anticipated the issue and decided to operate its own sales force. But other automakers are stuck with their dealership networks and they are now trying to get them on-board with EVs in order to be competitive in the ongoing electrification of the industry. more…

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  2. Badback

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    Apr 7, 2016
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    Maybe BEVs will finally put dealerships out of business.
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