23 Dec '16, 12pm

Electric-car group buying programs spread into new states

Stephen Edelstein Dec 23, 2016 2017 Nissan Leaf Enlarge Photo Group-buying programs have proven to be a very effective tool to get more people to purchase and drive electric cars. These programs—typically partnerships between local governments and dealers, but sometimes undertaken by private groups—leverage collective buying power to lower vehicle prices for individual consumers. Similar to corporate fleet purchases, guaranteeing a given sales volumes makes dealers willing to cut prices on a group of cars. DON'T MISS: Is group buying the key to boosting electric-car adoption? That means individuals participating in a group-buying program can get their cars at a much lower price than they normally would otherwise. These discounts are usually available for a limited time, to residents of specific areas, so taking advantage of them requires vigilance and a quick response. Cur...

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