08 Aug '17, 3pm

Go Forth Electric Vehicle Showcase in Portland: lessons learned

Go Forth Electric Vehicle Showcase in Portland: lessons learned

John Voelcker Aug 8, 2017 Follow John Add to circle Chevrolet Bolt EV being charged outside Go Forth electric-car showroom, Portland [photo: Forth] Enlarge Photo One of the challenges in getting car shoppers to consider plug-in electric vehicles is the education required. Tesla attacked this problem head on, opening its stores in malls and other sites where potential future buyers could dip their toes in and start to learn about electric cars without being pressured to sign on the line. But at all other carmakers, the number of electric models is swamped by conventional gasoline cars, and salespeople often don't have the necessary knowledge to explain them properly. DON'T MISS: Drive Oregon goes Forth: new name, broader mission, more states To address that problem head on, a handful of electric-car education centers has now opened in various North American and European cit...

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