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Many Car Dealers Don't Want To Sell Electric Cars: Here's Why

John Voelcker Feb 14, 2014 Follow John Add to circle Fisker of Bellevue, Washington, dealership in October 2012 [photo by Bill D via Foursquare] Enlarge Photo The stories abound: A car buyer walks into a dealership, educated about the electric car she wants to buy...and the salesperson tries to convince her she doesn't want that car after all. She really wants a gasoline car, he argues. MORE: Why Some Dealers Are Inept At Selling Plug-In Electric Cars Hundreds of cases have been reported of customers walking into a Nissan or Chevy dealer to buy a Leaf or Volt, then being aggressively steered toward a Sentra or Cruze. Chevrolet dealership Enlarge Photo Doom, danger, dire predictions A buyer will run out of charge and be left stranded at the side of the road, he hears, or that very expensive battery will have to be replaced in five years. Then the electric demo car hasn't be...

Full article: https://www.greencarreports.com/news/1090281_many-car-dea...

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