26 Apr '11, 7am

Where is the World’s Biggest EV Dealership? Hollywood, Naturally.: To feel I was doing something truly special

Where is the World’s Biggest EV Dealership? Hollywood, Naturally.: To feel I was doing something truly special

In this first video, Harlan tells me how business is doing, and his thoughts on the current state of the electric motorcycle industry. What’s really worth noting is that he cites lack of financing as the biggest hurdle to electric motorcycle sales. Because both his shop and the brands he carries are relatively new, banks are wary about offering financing through either of them. However, some customers have obtained loans through their banks or credit unions. It’s a shame, because an electric motorcycle could be financed for close to the cost of keeping an ICE motorcycle gassed up for a month! But when customers are forced to scrounge up $10,000 cash, it becomes a luxury item few can afford, even in Hollywood.

Full article: http://gas2.org/2011/04/26/where-is-the-worlds-biggest-ev...

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