27 Nov '17, 1pm

Car dealers are woefully unprepared for electric vehicles: study

2015 Nissan Leaf in front of Longfellow Bridge, Boston [photo: John Briggs] Enlarge Photo Yet another study has revealed that many dealerships across the United States still don't prioritize electric cars and haven't prepared for their growth. The latest report showed dealerships still practice the same unhealthy habits uncovered in earlier studies, including a lack of electric-car inventory, little to no marketing, and an apparent lack of education on local and national incentives. The goal was to assess how dealers will handle a buyer base that will only grow in the future as electric cars become a more feasible, more popular mode of personal transportation. DON'T MISS: How can automakers sell more electric cars? Sierra Club report has suggestions The study was conducted by conducted by Ipsos RDS , which published its findings earlier this month. The firm deployed myster...

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