20 Mar '14, 10pm

Why dealerships should embrace Tesla's direct sales competition

Why dealerships should embrace Tesla's direct sales competition

Having company-owned stores lets Tesla keep complete control of its entire retail network and therefore, the buying experience. Staff aren't paid by commission and are encouraged to be truly customer-focused. Prices are set, so there is no haggling or waiting for a sales person to see their manager about getting you a "better deal." There's no up-selling or attempts to send you home with a pick-up truck when you had wanted to buy a sedan. We'll see if this changes when Tesla introduces the Model X . Dealerships should welcome the competition from Tesla. Embrace it, even. By taking a hard line against Tesla, the dealership associations are doing its membership a disservice and wasting a lot of its time and money in the process. This direct-to-consumer cat is out of the bag and it's not going back in. Despite the barriers in Texas and Arizona, Tesla is finding a way to sell ...

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