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    Some Smart car dealers are considering stopping sales due to the brand going all-electric

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    Earlier this year, Daimler announced that it is converting the Smart brand to all-electric in North America and discontinuing gas-powered Smart cars.

    By September, Canadian and American dealerships will stop receiving gas-powered Smart cars and the 2017 electric smart model year cars will become the only options.

    We now learn that the move is facing some opposition with its dealer network as Smart car dealers are now considering stopping sales of the vehicles and going service-only. moreā€¦

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    Cause electric cars are such big service users? That's a lot of severed noses.

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      Most Smart dealers are also Mercedes-Benz dealers. So this probably means that they're going to stop selling Smart cars altogether, but will continue to offer services for any previously-sold Smart cars (eg - gasoline-powered).
       
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