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GM advances Dealer Community Charging Program

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GM marked the official launch of its Dealer Community Charging Program with the installation of the first community charging stations in Wisconsin and Michigan. Since the program was announced in late 2021, nearly 1,000 GM dealers have enrolled—representing almost a quarter of all GM dealers in North America.

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Survey: Dealers think Biden is moving too fast on EVs

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Dealers think the Biden administration's EV policies are forcing the auto industry to move ahead of market demand, according to a new Automotive News survey. The publication's 2024 Dealer Outlook Survey compiled responses from 208 U.S. car dealers and dealership managers.

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Maserati partners with Future Energy to electrify dealer network

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Maserati, the Italian luxury and performance automotive brand and the only luxury brand of the Stellantis Group, is partnering with Future Energy to electrify its dealer network. This partnership proves Maserati’s dedication to helping their dealers adapt their business processes and embrace the future of electrification.

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Chevrolet begins shipping 2022 Bolt EUV and EV to dealers

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Chevrolet has begun shipping the new 2022 Chevrolet Bolt EUV and redesigned 2022 Bolt EV to dealers and expects them to arrive on dealer lots soon. Earlier post.) 2022 Chevrolet Bolt EUV.

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Ford permits dealers to list EVs below MSRP

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Ford is finally permitting car dealers to list electric vehicles (EVs) below MSRP (manufacturer’s suggested retail price. The legacy automaker sent a bulletin to dealers, allowing them to advertise EVs below MSRP. Ford also told dealers they no longer require compliance with its strict Minimum Allowable Advertised Price (MAAP).

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NADA aims to turn car dealers into EV experts in 90 minutes

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The National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) has launched a certification program it claims can turn car salespeople into EV experts in just 90 minutes. Called ElectrifIQ, the program aims to prepare dealers to address common consumer questions, relating to things like charging times and costs, total cost of ownership, and available.

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Kia dealers are already gouging away on EV9 electric SUV prices

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CarsDirect reports that national dealer inventory data currently shows EV9 markups of up to $7,000 over MSRP. Price gouging has already hit one of the most anticipated new EVs of the year—the 2024 Kia EV9. One dealership confirmed to the website that every EV9 on its lot had a $7,000 markup, in fact.

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