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How to buy or lease an electric car: advice from owner who's done it four times

John Voelcker Feb 12, 2018 Follow John Add to circle Doug Kerr, daughter Andie Kerr, fiancee Barbara Gleason; Fiat 500e, Ford Focus Electric, Fiat 500e Enlarge Photo Most shoppers seem to view visiting a franchised auto dealer to negotiate the purchase or lease of a new car with a distinct lack of enthusiasm. In fact, as electric-car driver Douglas Kerr notes, the process is often compared to having a cavity filled. Kerr has now leased or bought four separate electric cars, and he has some advice on reducing the pain. What follows are his words, lightly edited by Green Car Reports for clarity and style. Sleazy Car Salesman Enlarge Photo My first experience in buying a car was epic. It ended with the salesman rising up from his chair and pointing at me, saying I was (kitty) whipped by my wife, and that I was a son of a (gun) who didn’t know a (friggin’) deal when I (friggin...

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